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moment to read the information at the bottom of this page.
This is NOT a complete listing of NWS marine forecast products for this area.
See the National Weather Service Marine Forecasts webpage which contains information on the
dissemination of NWS marine weather forecasts including frequency and broadcast schedule information as well as links to products and
National Weather Service Coastal and Offshore forecast products listed on this webpage
are subdivided by zone, each identified by a Universal Generic Code(UGC) e.g. ANZ050, and a Special Area Messaging Encoder (SAME) code, e.g. 073050. SAME codes are used to program SAME-capable NOAA Weather Radio receivers to receive alert messages for user-specified areas.
A graphic version of this page is available.
The entire text of these forecasts may be found at
NWS Production Schedule for Marine Text Products or the low-bandwidth-friendly National Weather Service Marine Forecasts page which also serve as alternate sources of data.
These forecasts are also available via e-mail
Alaska Marine Text Forecasts by Zone
HIGH SEAS FORECAST (not subdivided by zone)
OFFSHORE MARINE ZONE FORECASTS
Synopsis for the Eastern Gulf of Alaska (PKZ398/0583981)
Synopsis for the Western Gulf of Alaska (PKZ399/0583991)
Synopsis for Bering Sea (PKZ499/0584991)
COASTAL MARINE ZONE FORECASTS
Synopsis for SE Alaska inside waters (PKZ098/0580981)
Synopsis for SE Alaska outside waters (PKZ099/0580991)
Synopsis for North Gulf of Alaska Coast waters (PKZ197/0581971)
Synopsis for Southwest Alaska Coastal waters and Aleutian Islands (PKZ199/0581991)
Synopsis for Northwest Alaskan Coast(PKZ299/0582991)
Synopsis for Arctic Coast(PKZ298/0582981)
1 Although SAME codes exist for offshore forecast zones and forecast synopses, they are not used operationally.
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Abbreviations have been used on this weppage, for the official description of NWS marine forecast areas see the NWS Directives for Marine and Coastal Weather Services. For details on changes to NWS products, visit the Office
of Climate, Water, and Weather Services Service Change Notifications, the Data
Product Change Management Status Reports , and NWS Telecommunication Operations Center (TOC) Data Management Change Notices webpages.
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