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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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.

PKZ199-171245-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 989 MB LOW 50 NM NORTHWEST OF PORT MOLLER MOVES INTO EASTERN
BRISTOL BAY AT 985 MB WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS LOW THEN BECOMES
STATIONARY AND WEAKENS THROUGH THURSDAY. A 994 MB LOW 240 NM SOUTH
OF ADAK MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN GULF AND STRENGTHENS TO 977 MB
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN BERING
SEA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.


$$

PKZ150-171245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ155-171245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ160-171245-
BRISTOL BAY-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ165-171245-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ170-171245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ171-171245-
UNALASKA BAY-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 6 FT. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-171245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ173-171245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ174-171245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ175-171245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ176-171245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ177-171245-
ADAK TO KISKA-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ178-171245-
KISKA TO ATTU-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ179-171245-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ180-171245-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT NE WIND 15 KT N OF CAPE
NEWENHAM. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT S OF CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS
5 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ181-171245-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ185-171245-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
317 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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