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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

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.

PKZ177-281200-
ADAK TO KISKA-
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT BECOMING S 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

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.

PKZ178-281200-
KISKA TO ATTU-
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT LATE EVENING. SEAS 12
FT BUILDING TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

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.

PKZ176-281200-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

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.

PKZ174-281200-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
328 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
324 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE BERING SEA

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.

PKZ411-281300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
324 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
311 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEAS FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ042-281715-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
311 PM AKDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 14 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT LATE.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SW SWELL IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
245 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ840-281030-
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
245 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT AND FRI...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
238 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

PZZ131-132-280545-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-170428T0700Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
238 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 25 TO 35 KT WITH WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE
AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO
THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
206 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

PZZ670-673-676-280515-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170429T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
206 PM PDT THU APR 27 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 11 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 9
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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