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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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.

PKZ199-031245-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 999 MB LOW NEAR CHIGNIK WILL MOVE TO NEAR BETHEL LATE TUE
MORNING THEN WELL INLAND TUE AFTERNOON. A 985 MB LOW NEAR THE EAST
COAST OF KAMCHATKA LATE TONIGHT WILL MOVE TO 200 NM WEST OF SAINT
MATTHEW BY WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ150-031245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ155-031245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW WIND 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ160-031245-
BRISTOL BAY-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT BY EARLY EVENING. SEAS
3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ165-031245-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
PORT MOLLER W...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FROM PORT MOLLER E...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ170-031245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ171-031245-
UNALASKA BAY-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ172-031245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT
BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ173-031245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ174-031245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ175-031245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11
FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ176-031245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ177-031245-
ADAK TO KISKA-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ178-031245-
KISKA TO ATTU-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. E OF
SHEMYA...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 FT
BUILDING TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 15 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT BUILDING TO 27 FT BY
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 27 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ179-031245-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ180-031245-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT...EXCEPT SW WIND 15 KT S OF CAPE NEWENHAM.
SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF
CAPE NEWENHAM.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. S
OF CAPE NEWENHAM...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF CAPE NEWENHAM IN THE EVENING.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ181-031245-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-031245-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
253 PM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.  PATCHY
FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT
BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE
WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.

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