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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ199-040130-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 1001 MB LOW 100 NM SOUTHEAST OF MEKORYUK WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE
ONSHORE BY TUE AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN
ALEUTIANS WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE BERING SEA AND INTO THE
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS BY WED MORNING...THEN TO THE ALASKA PENINSULA
AND EASTERN BERING SEA BY THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-040130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING NE 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING NW WIND 15 KT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ155-040130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 30 KT DEVELOPING OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN THE AFTERNOON W OF
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ160-040130-
BRISTOL BAY-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ165-040130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING NW 25 KT BY AFTERNOON
FROM PORT MOLLER W. SEAS 5 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG E OF COLD BAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT EXCEPT W 15 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E. SEAS 6 FT.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ170-040130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SW 20 KT.
SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.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...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ171-040130-
UNALASKA BAY-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING W 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ172-040130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW BY LATE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE MORNING OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ173-040130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT EARLY BECOMING SW 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ174-040130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ175-040130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 30 KT. SEAS 11
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING W 30 KT. SEAS 10
FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ176-040130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING W. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ177-040130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ178-040130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 15
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 27 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 27 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ179-040130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EARLY EVENING BECOMING S 20 KT.
SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ180-040130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT SW 20 KT IN THE MORNING FROM
KUSKOKWIM BAY S. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY W OF KUSKOKWIM BAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING W OF KUSKOKWIM BAY.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ181-040130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT.

$$

PKZ185-040130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
312 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT..E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING
SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE WIND 30
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.THU...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 16 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.

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