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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 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.

PKZ199-290115-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 970 MB LOW 250 NM NORTHWEST OF ATTU WILL DRIFT NORTH AND WEAKEN
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. A 980 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTH OF ADAK WILL
MOVE TO 300 NM WEST OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND MON MORNING AT 990
MB. A 982 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW MON MORNING WILL MOVE TO 115 NM
EAST OF SAINT PAUL ISLAND LATE MON NIGHT.


$$

PKZ150-290115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT. RAIN.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ155-290115-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND
15 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FROM THE
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ160-290115-
BRISTOL BAY-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ165-290115-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ170-290115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ171-290115-
UNALASKA BAY-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-290115-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ173-290115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-290115-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 45 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ175-290115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ176-290115-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 19 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ177-290115-
ADAK TO KISKA-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ178-290115-
KISKA TO ATTU-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.WED...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 29 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ179-290115-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ180-290115-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ181-290115-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ185-290115-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
331 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 35 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.MON...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NE WIND 20 KT. W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 25 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$


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