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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

UPDATED ZONE 176

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.

PKZ199-030315-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 994 MB LOW 150 NM SOUTH OF SHEMYA MOVES 150 NM NORTHWEST OF
DUTCH HARBOR AT 1001 MB WED MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT PUSHES
INTO THE EASTERN ALASKA PENINSULA BY WED MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS AND THE WESTERN BERING SEA TUE
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-030315-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT 10 KT N OF CHIRIKOF ISLAND. SEAS
7 FT...EXCEPT 3 FT N OF CHIRIKOF ISLAND.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ155-030315-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. W OF THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS...W WIND 15 KT
BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ160-030315-
BRISTOL BAY-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ165-030315-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. W OF PORT MOLLER...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN
10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ170-030315-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ171-030315-
UNALASKA BAY-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ172-030315-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ173-030315-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ174-030315-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ175-030315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ176-030315-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ177-030315-
ADAK TO KISKA-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT SW 15 KT ON THE BERING SIDE. SEAS
7 FT BERING SIDE...14 FT PACIFIC SIDE. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE 10 KT ON THE BERING
SIDE. SEAS 8 FT BERING SIDE...14 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT BERING SIDE...10 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ178-030315-
KISKA TO ATTU-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING N 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT BERING SIDE...13 FT PACIFIC SIDE. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ179-030315-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ180-030315-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ181-030315-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. AREAS OF
FOG.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ185-030315-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
1008 AM AKDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NE 20 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NE 20 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
2 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$


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