Marine Forecast for Southwest Alaska, Bristol Bay, the Alaska Peninsula Waters, and the Aleutian Islands


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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 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.

PKZ199-280130-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL BERING WILL DISSIPATE FRI AFTERNOON.
WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST BERING MOVES NORTH THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. A STRONG FRONT ENTERS THE FAR WESTERN BERING FRI NIGHT
AND MOVES SLOWLY INTO THE CENTRAL BERING AND ALEUTIANS THROUGH
LATE SAT NIGHT.

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PKZ150-280130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ155-280130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ160-280130-
BRISTOL BAY-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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PKZ165-280130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING E 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
30 KT IN THE MORNING OUT OF BAYS AND PASSES. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING NE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ170-280130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ171-280130-
UNALASKA BAY-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ172-280130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

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PKZ173-280130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 
6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ174-280130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9
FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT EARLY BECOMING N 15 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ175-280130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SATURDAY...
.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT...EXCEPT S 20 KT IN THE MORNING FROM ATKA
E. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

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PKZ176-280130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT...EXCEPT SE 20 KT IN THE MORNING FROM ATKA
E. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING SE 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ177-280130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...
.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 
8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ178-280130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...
.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. S AND W OF SHEMYA...NW WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 KT BECOMING SE 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
12 FT. SNOW.
.SAT...SE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ179-280130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

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PKZ180-280130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...
.TODAY...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ181-280130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WIND 20 KT.

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PKZ185-280130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
350 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...
.TODAY...SE WIND 30 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING NW 25 KT BY EVENING W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW WIND 15 KT IN THE MORNING
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...SW WIND 15
KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7
FT. FREEZING SPRAY W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 16 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

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