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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ036-191400-
CLARENCE STRAIT-
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. NEAR
OCEAN ENTRANCES...SEAS 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT 11 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE. NEAR OCEAN ENTRANCES...
SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT LATE. RAIN.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT NEAR OCEAN
ENTRANCES. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ022-191400-
CROSS SOUND-
830 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT LATE.
RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 12
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
622 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA INSIDE WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO SKAGWAY

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ012-191400-
NORTHERN LYNN CANAL-
830 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
7 FT. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.SAT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ119-192015-
CAPE SUCKLING TO CAPE CLEARE-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 18 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 16 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST.. SEAS
16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ120-192015-
CAPE CLEARE TO GORE POINT-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 16 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 15 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ127-192015-
VALDEZ NARROWS-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ130-192015-
WEST OF BARREN ISLANDS INCLUDING KAMISHAK BAY-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ131-192015-
BARREN ISLANDS EAST-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ132-192015-
MARMOT ISLAND TO SITKINAK-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED ZONES 121 AND 126

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST
UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET.

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.

PKZ138-192015-
SHELIKOF STRAIT-
1026 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ043-191400-
CAPE EDGECUMBE TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER-
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT BECOMING SE 30 KT OVERNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 55 KT OUT OF CROSS SOUND IN THE EVENING. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 20 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ052-191400-
ICY CAPE TO CAPE SUCKLING-
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 16 FT LATE.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SOUTHERN HALF. RAIN LATE.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
17 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SOUTHERN HALF.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. S SWELL. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ041-191400-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION-
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO SE 35 KT LATE. SEAS
14 FT BUILDING TO 22 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 22 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 20 FT.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.SUN AND MON...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ051-191400-
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO ICY CAPE-
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT OVERNIGHT.
SEAS 20 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SOUTHERN HALF.
.FRI...E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 17 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SOUTHERN HALF.
.FRI NIGHT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
.SAT...E GALE TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

SOUTHEAST ALASKA COASTAL WATERS FROM DIXON ENTRANCE TO
CAPE SUCKLING OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ042-191400-
CAPE DECISION TO CAPE EDGECUMBE-
748 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

UPDATED

...GALE WARNING THIS EVENING AND FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
14 FT BUILDING TO 21 FT LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 21 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE GALE TO 35 KT INCREASING TO GALE TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...E GALE TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ915-191730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO
22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ815-191730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ805-191730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ905-191730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 23 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
17 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ810-191730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 18 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ910-191730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO 23 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
18 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ800-191730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 13
TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ900-191730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 22 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 24 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
327 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF ALASKA WEST OF 144W

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.

PKZ351-191230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W
327 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
327 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF ALASKA WEST OF 144W

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.

PKZ352-191230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W
327 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
301 PM AKST THU DEC 18 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.

PKZ178-191315-
KISKA TO ATTU-
301 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

CORRECTED

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 25 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
301 PM AKST THU DEC 18 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.

PKZ177-191315-
ADAK TO KISKA-
301 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 28 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
232 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-190645-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-141219T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.A.0051.141220T0600Z-141221T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
232 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF TONIGHT.
  WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE SOUTHWEST AND EASE SOMEWHAT BEHIND THE
  FRONT. GALE FORCE WILL LIKELY REDEVELOP FRIDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUE SATURDAY.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FEET THIS EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
232 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

PZZ132-190645-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-141219T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.A.0051.141220T0600Z-141221T0000Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
232 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL EASE TOWARD
  MORNING ON FRIDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE LIKELY TO REDEVELOP
  FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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