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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 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.

PKZ199-230145-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN BERING WILL STALL AND DISSIPATE
OVER THE CENTRAL BERING THIS AFTERNOON. A 976 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP
300 NM SOUTHWEST OF SHEMYA TODAY AND STRENGTHEN TO 956 MB NEAR
SHEMYA BY TUE AFTERNOON THEN MOVE TO 230 NM WEST OF SHEMYA AT 958
MB WED MORNING. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
WESTERN BERING THIS EVENING AND MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN BERING BY
WED MORNING.

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PKZ150-230145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT...BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF
CHIRIKOF ISLAND. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ155-230145-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT. FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...W WIND 15 KT
BECOMING S 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 26 FT.

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PKZ160-230145-
BRISTOL BAY-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ165-230145-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9
FT. FROM PORT MOLLER E...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ170-230145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ171-230145-
UNALASKA BAY-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ172-230145-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 45 KT BECOMING W 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 18 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 27 FT.

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PKZ173-230145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING SE WIND 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ174-230145-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.

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PKZ175-230145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 40 KT BECOMING SW 50 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 15 FT
BUILDING TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ176-230145-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY MIDDAY. SEAS 19 FT
BUILDING TO 26 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 21 FT.

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PKZ177-230145-
ADAK TO KISKA-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT BECOMING SW 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
13 FT BERING SIDE...18 FT PACIFIC SIDE. PATCHY FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WIND 55 KT. BERING SIDE...SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 29 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PACIFIC SIDE...SEAS 26 FT BUILDING TO 33 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.THU...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ178-230145-
KISKA TO ATTU-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT.
.TONIGHT...BERING SIDE...E WIND 40 KT BECOMING N 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT. PACIFIC SIDE...SE WIND 30
KT BECOMING W 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 24 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...W WIND 55 KT. SEAS 30 FT BERING SIDE...35 FT PACIFIC SIDE.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ179-230145-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.WED...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

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PKZ180-230145-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT BECOMING SE 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ181-230145-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT.

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PKZ185-230145-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
354 AM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TUESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SE 25 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW S OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WIND 40 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...E 50 KT W OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 14 FT BUILDING TO 20 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN AND SNOW S OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 50 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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