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  • The way you find your Alaska coastal waters marine forecasts for the Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific, and Bering Sea is changing. Changes may include new names, new numbers, or entirely new zones. These changes will improve the way the Anchorage NWS Forecast Office serves our marine weather customers and are to take effect October 1, 2013. Preview Zone Boundaries Here.
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SRUS88 PAFC 210658
OMRAK 
ALASKA REGIONAL BUOY AND COASTAL OBSERVATION ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, ANCHORAGE AK
1058 PM AKDT Sun Apr 20 2014
 
WIND:        KNOTS
TEMPERATURE: FAHRENHEIT
PRESSURE:    MILLIBARS/INCHES OF MERCURY
G:           BUOY -- 5 SEC PEAK WIND DURING 8 MIN ACQUISITION PERIOD
             COASTAL -- 5 SEC PEAK WIND DURING 2 MIN ACQUISITION PERIOD
             OTHER -- 1 SECOND PEAK WIND DURING 30 MIN ACQUISITION PERIOD
TEND:        3 HR PRESSURE TENDENCY, R=RISING, F=FALLING, S=STEADY
TIME:        TIME THE OBSERVATION WAS TAKEN, Alaska Daylight Savings Time (AKDT)
AWL:         ALASKA WEATHER LINE MENU KEYS
             WITHIN ALASKA CALL: 1-800-472-0391
             OUTSIDE ALASKA CALL: 1-907-266-5145
             FOR A COMPLETE AWL MENU AND DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS VISIT
             /Note that the URL should be in all lower case/
                  WWW.ARH.NOAA.GOV/INFO/AWL/AWL.PDF
 
_______________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________BUOY OBSERVATIONS__________________________________
NAME                  LAT/LON     TIME     WIND    WAVE     PRESSURE   TEMPERATURE  AWL
                                         DIR SPEED FEET   OBS      TEND  AIR SEA    KEY
_______________________________________________________________________________________
DIXON ENTRANCE
NORTH NOMAD          53.9/138.9 2200 AKDT 180 03G03  13   1005.1/29.68 R   42   43       
W. DIXON ENTRANCE    54.2/134.3 2200 AKDT 240 13G19  13   1004.5/29.66 R   44   45       
C. DIXON ENTRANCE    54.4/132.4 2200 AKDT 150 23G29  10   1005.4/29.69 R   45   43       
 
QUEEN CHARLOTTE
N. HECATE STRAIT     53.6/131.1 2200 AKDT 170 27G34  13   1011.1/29.86 M   45   44       
S. HECATE STRAIT     52.4/129.8 2200 AKDT 170 13G17  MM   1014.7/29.96 R   46   45       
SOUTH MORESBY        51.8/131.2 2200 AKDT 220 11G13  14   1013.3/29.92 R   45   45       
WEST MORESBY         NOT AVAILABLE  
 
MORESBY
MIDDLE NOMAD         50.9/136.1 2200 AKDT 290 09G13  15   1010.1/29.83 R   43   45       
WEST SEA OTTER       51.4/128.8 2200 AKDT 160 17G23  11   1016.4/30.01 R   45   MM       
EAST DELLWOOD        50.9/129.9 2200 AKDT 200 13G17  15   1015.5/29.99 R   46   47       
 
STRAIT OF GEORGIA
SENTRY SHOAL         49.9/125.0 2200 AKDT 160 13G15   3   1019.1/30.09 S   48   47       
PAM ROCKS            NOT AVAILABLE  
 
JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT
LA PEROUSE BANK      NOT AVAILABLE  
 
ALAN REACH
NANAKWA SHOAL        NOT AVAILABLE  
 
WEST COAST VANCOUVER ISLAND
SOUTH NOMAD          48.4/133.9 2200 AKDT 230 19G27  16   1014.3/29.95 R   46   48       
SOUTH BROOKS         49.7/127.9 2200 AKDT 210 09G13  14   1018.1/30.06 R   48   47       
HALIBUT BANK         49.3/123.7 2200 AKDT 070 11G13   1   1019.9/30.12 F   51   49       
 
SOUTHEAST ALASKA
FAIRWEATHER GROUND   NOT AVAILABLE  
CAPE EDGECUMBE       56.6/136.2 2100 AKDT 100 17G21  13   1006.8/29.73 S   44   43       
 
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
WEST ORCA BAY        60.6/146.8 2130 AKDT 340 05G07   2   1012.4/29.90 M   43   41       
SEAL ROCKS           60.2/146.8 2229 AKDT 040 05G09  11   1012.9/29.91 R   43   41       
PWS - ESTER ROCK     NOT AVAILABLE  
 
KODIAK WATERS AND AK PENINSULA
SHUMAGIN ISLANDS     53.9/160.8 2200 AKDT 290 09G13   8   1011.8/29.88 S   39   40       
ALBATROSS BANKS      56.0/152.6 2200 AKDT 360 21G25  12     1001/29.56 R   41   40       
SHELIKOF STRAIT      57.9/154.3 2200 AKDT 030 21G27   6     1007/29.74 R   41   40       
 
BERING SEA
BERING SEA           NOT AVAILABLE  
SOUTHEAST BERING SEA NOT AVAILABLE  
 
KOTZEBUE SOUND
KOTZEBUE SOUND       Not Available                                     
 
GULF OF ALASKA
GULF OF ALASKA       56.3/148.2 2206 AKDT  MM MMGMM  10   1003.4/29.63 R   MM   42       
NORTHWEST GULF       NOT AVAILABLE  
CAPE SUCKLING        NOT AVAILABLE  
CAPE CLEARE          59.5/148.0 2206 AKDT 070 17G21  12     1011/29.85 R   41   41       
 
ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
CENTRAL ALEUTIANS    NOT AVAILABLE  
SOUTH ALEUTIANS      52.8/155.0 2200 AKDT  MM MMGMM  15   1008.2/29.77 R   40   40       
WESTERN ALEUTIANS    NOT AVAILABLE  
 
_______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________COASTAL OBSERVATIONS_____________________________
NAME                  LAT/LON     TIME     WIND        PRESSURE      TEMP   AWL
                                         DIR SPEED    OBS      TEND         KEY
_______________________________________________________________________________
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
VALDEZ CITY          61.1/146.2 2200 AKDT 100 03GMM                      42
POTATO POINT         61.1/146.7 2232 AKDT 020 02G03   1012.5/29.90 R     40       
MIDDLE ROCK          61.1/146.7 2237 AKDT 010 02G03   1013.1/29.92 M     41       
BLIGH REEF           60.8/146.9 2231 AKDT 290 10G10   1012.7/29.91 M     41       
 
SOUTHEAST ALASKA
ELDRED ROCK          59.0/135.2 2201 AKDT 020 22G28   1010.8/29.85 S     44       
FIVE FINGER          57.3/133.6 2201 AKDT 170 11G18   1010.3/29.83 R     48       
SISTERS ISLAND       59.0/135.2 2201 AKDT 330 05GMM       MM/MM    M     44       
POINT RETREAT        58.4/134.9 2201 AKDT 340 16G25   1010.8/29.85 S     MM       
 
COOK INLET AND RESURRECTION BAY
DRIFT RIVER TERMINAL 60.6/152.1 2233 AKDT 060 03G03   1011.7/29.88 R     45       
HOMER SPIT           59.6/151.4 2233 AKDT 142 06GMM                      MM
PILOT ROCK           59.7/149.5 2239 AKDT  MM MMGMM   1012.6/29.90 R     43       
 
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
CORDOVA BOAT HARBOR  60.5/145.8 2239 AKDT 198 06G11                      45
SEAL ISLAND          60.4/147.4 2239 AKDT 169 00G00                      42
 
KODIAK AND BARREN ISLANDS
ST. AUGUSTINE IS.    NOT AVAILABLE  
EAST AMATULI ISLAND  59.0/152.0 2239 AKDT 080 27G33   1008.5/29.78 R     42       
FLAT ISLAND LIGHT    59.3/152.0 2239 AKDT  MM MMGMM   1009.8/29.82 R     44       
CAPE SITKINAK        Not Available  
 
DUTCH HARBOR AND UNALASKA
DUTCH HARBOR SPIT    Not Available  
CAPTAINS BAY         Not Available  
 



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