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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 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.

PKZ199-021215-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 988 MB LOW 300 NM WEST OF SHEMYA WILL WEAKEN TO 995 MB AS IT
MOVES TO 600 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA THU AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED
FRONT IN AN ARC AROUND THE LOW TO SHEMYA WILL MOVE EAST AND STALL
ALONG AN ARC FROM 420 NM NORTH OF SHEMYA THROUGH DUTCH HARBOR THU
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH FRI. A 1006 MB LOW
FORMS 300 NM SOUTH OF SHEMYA THU AFTERNOON THEN INTENSIFIES TO A
998 MB LOW 300 NM WEST OF ST PAUL FRI AFTERNOON.


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PKZ150-021215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS
AND PASSES. SEAS 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ155-021215-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES.
SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ160-021215-
BRISTOL BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ165-021215-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT EXCEPT NW 20 KT FROM PORT MOLLER E.
SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FROM PORT MOLLER E...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ170-021215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

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PKZ171-021215-
UNALASKA BAY-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ172-021215-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ173-021215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.

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PKZ174-021215-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

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PKZ175-021215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 25 FT.

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PKZ176-021215-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 10
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

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PKZ177-021215-
ADAK TO KISKA-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

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PKZ178-021215-
KISKA TO ATTU-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...W WIND 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

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PKZ179-021215-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ180-021215-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE ICE EDGE.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. PATCHY
FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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PKZ181-021215-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...E WIND 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 KT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT.

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PKZ185-021215-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
329 PM AKDT WED APR 1 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 25
KT W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. PATCHY FOG.
.THU...SE WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE 30 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND... SE 30 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT.

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