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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

CORRECTED 174

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ199-051300-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 996 MB LOW 245 NM SOUTHWEST OF GAMBELL WILL MOVE TO 75 NM
SOUTHWEST OF NOME MIDDAY THU AT 1010 MB...THEN MOVE INLAND AND
DISSIPATE. A STRONG FRONT ENTERS THE WESTERN BERING LATE WED
NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED 982 MB LOW 405 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA THU
AFTERNOON WILL MOVE TO 25 NM SOUTHWEST OF GAMBELL AT 985 MB FRI
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-051300-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT NW 15 KT E OF CHIRIKOF ISLAND. SEAS
6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ155-051300-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ160-051300-
BRISTOL BAY-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 10 KT MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ165-051300-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM PORT MOLLER E...VARIABLE
WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG. SNOW.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. E OF PORT MOLLER...NW WIND 15
KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 FT.
FROM PORT MOLLER E...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ170-051300-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ171-051300-
UNALASKA BAY-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-051300-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ173-051300-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 20 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 18 FT
SUBSIDING TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ174-051300-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16
FT SUBSIDING TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-051300-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ176-051300-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ177-051300-
ADAK TO KISKA-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT SUBSIDING TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 12
FT BUILDING TO 18 FT PACIFIC SIDE...13 FT BERING SIDE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT PACIFIC SIDE...15 FT BERING
SIDE. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ178-051300-
KISKA TO ATTU-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 16
FT. E OF SHEMYA...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 18
FT SUBSIDING TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. FROM SHEMYA W...S WIND 40 KT
BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 19 FT PACIFIC SIDE...15
FT BERING SIDE. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ179-051300-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-051300-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ181-051300-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT.

$$

PKZ185-051300-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
317 PM AKST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SW 15 KT
BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WEST OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW 25 KT BECOMING
VARIABLE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF SAINT MATTHEW
ISLAND IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 25 KT
INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13
FT. SNOW AND RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 19 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

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