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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ199-061300-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 984 MB LOW OVER THE FAR WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO 150 NM
SOUTHWEST OF GAMBELL FRI AFTERNOON THEN HEAD INLAND ACROSS THE
SEWARD PENINSULA EARLY SAT MORNING. AN ASSOCIATED FRONTAL SYSTEM
OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL TRACK TO THE EASTERN BERING SEA
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THEN HEAD INLAND ALONG THE SOUTHWEST ALASKA
COAST FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-061300-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ155-061300-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT EXCEPT SW 25 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ160-061300-
BRISTOL BAY-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ165-061300-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
PORT MOLLER E...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ170-061300-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ171-061300-
UNALASKA BAY-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT BECOMING S 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ172-061300-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9
FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ173-061300-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-061300-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ175-061300-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ176-061300-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ177-061300-
ADAK TO KISKA-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ178-061300-
KISKA TO ATTU-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ179-061300-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ180-061300-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.  PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND
RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NORTH OF CAPE NEWENHAM.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ181-061300-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...W WIND 40 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ185-061300-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
329 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO
35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE WIND 40 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY NORTH OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.FRI...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NORTH OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 19 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NORTH OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.SAT...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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