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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 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.

PKZ199-271230-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 958 MB LOW 220 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY AND SLOWLY WEAKEN TO 979 MB SUN AFTERNOON. A WEATHER
FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL BERING WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND MOVE INLAND
OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA LATE SAT NIGHT. A 967 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW
WILL DEVELOP 515 NM SOUTHEAST OF ADAK SUN AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ150-271230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ155-271230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT EXCEPT S 25 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS
E. SEAS 14 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...SE WIND 30 KT
INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT EXCEPT SE 35 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN
ISLANDS E. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ160-271230-
BRISTOL BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...SE WIND 40 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ165-271230-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
PORT MOLLER E...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ170-271230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. E OF DUTCH HARBOR...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ171-271230-
UNALASKA BAY-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ172-271230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT EXCEPT VARIABLE 15 KT E OF DUTCH HARBOR.
SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ173-271230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT EARLY BECOMING SW 20 KT DURING THE EVENING.
SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

$$

PKZ174-271230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 23 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

$$

PKZ175-271230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ176-271230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.

$$

PKZ177-271230-
ADAK TO KISKA-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NW 15 KT E OF 180. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.WED...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 27 FT.

$$

PKZ178-271230-
KISKA TO ATTU-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 29 FT.

$$

PKZ179-271230-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING SW 20 KT W OF THE
ISLANDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 18 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ180-271230-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT. PATCHY
FOG.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. PATCHY
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ181-271230-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SE 30 KT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT SUBSIDING TO
9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ185-271230-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING S 30
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE WIND 50 KT
BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 19 FT. SNOW CHANGING TO RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING N OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE 25 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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