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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 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.

PKZ199-070100-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 983 MB LOW 400 NM NORTH OF ATTU WILL MOVE TO 190 NM WEST OF
DALL POINT AT 986 MB LATE TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING INLAND SAT MORNING
AND DISSIPATING. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT OVER THE EASTERN
BERING SEA WILL MOVE INLAND THIS MORNING.

$$

PKZ150-070100-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ155-070100-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 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.

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PKZ160-070100-
BRISTOL BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5
FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT AND 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.

$$

PKZ165-070100-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ170-070100-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ171-070100-
UNALASKA BAY-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ172-070100-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ173-070100-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ174-070100-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ175-070100-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ176-070100-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ177-070100-
ADAK TO KISKA-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT PACIFIC SIDE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...N WIND INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ178-070100-
KISKA TO ATTU-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY BERING SIDE.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY BERING SIDE IN
THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ179-070100-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING W 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ180-070100-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT N OF
CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY N OF CAPE
NEWENHAM.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT S OF CAPE NEWENHAM. SEAS 9 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF CAPE NEWENHAM.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ181-070100-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 40 KT.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT.
.SUN...NW WIND 30 KT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT.

$$

PKZ185-070100-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
320 AM AKST FRI MAR 6 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT.
W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SW WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 17 FT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 18 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 30 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 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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