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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ199-220145-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL SLOWLY MOVE
INTO THE EASTERN BERING SEA BY MON AFTERNOON BEFORE DISSIPATING
LATE MON. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE WESTERN BERING SEA MON MORNING
AND MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL BERING SEA AND CENTRAL ALEUTIANS LATE
MON. A DEVELOPING 968 MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 80 NM SOUTH OF ATTU
MON NIGHT.

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PKZ150-220145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 FT EXCEPT 6 FT N OF CHIRIKOF ISLAND.
.TONIGHT AND MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT EXCEPT 6 FT N OF
CHIRIKOF ISLAND.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ155-220145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ160-220145-
BRISTOL BAY-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ165-220145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY FROM PORT MOLLER E.
.TONIGHT AND MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ170-220145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ171-220145-
UNALASKA BAY-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ172-220145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ173-220145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ174-220145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ175-220145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ176-220145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

$$

PKZ177-220145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 19 FT PACIFIC SIDE...15 FT BERING SIDE. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 55 KT. SEAS 31 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

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PKZ178-220145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FROM SHEMYA W...NW WIND 30 KT
BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. E OF
SHEMYA...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11
FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 55 KT. SEAS 31 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

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PKZ179-220145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-220145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ181-220145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ALONG THE ICE EDGE IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ185-220145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
343 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...N 25 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT E OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NE 15 KT W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 8
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 20 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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