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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Bering Sea

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.

PKZ499-160230-
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A broad and complex 967 mb low centered near 56N 171W will
strengthen to 964 mb near 60N 169W by Sat morning then move near 57N
154W at 989 mb by Sun morning.

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PKZ411-160230-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Rain showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 21 to 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft.

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PKZ412-160230-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 25 to 40 kt becoming N this afternoon. Seas 12 to
18 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 30 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 18 to 28 ft.

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PKZ413-160230-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 30 kt, becoming N 15 to 30kt W of 175W this
afternoon. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 28 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft.

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PKZ414-160230-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
324 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 35 kt becoming SW late morning. Seas 10 ft.
Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.

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