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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAFC 182313
CWFALU

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 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.

PKZ199-191230-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
A 977 MB LOW 120 NM SOUTHEAST OF COLD BAY WILL WEAKEN TO 981 MB
NEAR CHIGNIK LATE TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING INLAND OVER THE ALASKA
PENINSULA. A COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS WILL FORM OVER THE
NORTHERN BERING SUN MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH MON AFTERNOON.



PKZ150-191230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
SE WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 18 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

MON
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

WED
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ155-191230-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E...S WIND 30 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.

SUN
W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

MON
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ160-191230-
BRISTOL BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW.

SUN
SE WIND 30 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT
BUILDING TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON
S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ165-191230-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT...SEAS 20 FT. FROM PORT MOLLER E...SE
WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...SEAS 4 FT BUILDING
TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY W OF PORT MOLLER.

SUN
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ170-191230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 45 KT. SEAS 21 FT. SNOW.

SUN
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON AND MON NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ171-191230-
UNALASKA BAY-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WIND 35 KT BECOMING W 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
45 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

THU
SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



PKZ172-191230-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT OUT OF BAYS AND
PASSES. SEAS 14 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 40 KT BECOMING W 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13
FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.



PKZ173-191230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

SUN
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ174-191230-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON AND MON NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.



PKZ175-191230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

SUN
W WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
11 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.



PKZ176-191230-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
11 FT.

SUN
W WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

MON AND MON NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.



PKZ177-191230-
ADAK TO KISKA-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

SUN
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

MON
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

WED
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.

THU
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 19 FT.



PKZ178-191230-
KISKA TO ATTU-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT


TONIGHT
N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

MON
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

WED
SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

THU
NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 20 FT.



PKZ179-191230-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
W WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. SNOW.

MON
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE
W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED THROUGH THU
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.



PKZ180-191230-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING SUNDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY


TONIGHT
N WIND 40 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. E OF ETOLIN
STRAIT...E WIND 30 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
W WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.

TUE
S WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

WED
S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.

THU
SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.



PKZ181-191230-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 45 KT. SNOW.

SUN
W WIND 35 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT.

MON
S WIND 15 KT.

MON NIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 10 KT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT.

WED THROUGH THU
SE WIND 20 KT.



PKZ185-191230-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
313 PM AKDT SAT APR 18 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY


TONIGHT
NW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. SNOW.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 20 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...NW 30 KT W
OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

TUE
NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

WED
SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

THU
E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.