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FZAK62 PAFC 230034
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019

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.

PKZ499-231600-
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 981 mb low at 51N 178W Fri afternoon moves to the northern Bering
by Sat night. The associated front over the eastern Aleutians will
persist through Sun. A front moves over the western Aleutians by Sun
afternoon associated with a 963 mb North Pacific low at 48N 179E.

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PKZ411-231600-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Freezing spray west
of 177E.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Freezing spray west of
177E.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.MON...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 25 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

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PKZ412-231600-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...S wind 30 to 45 kt except becoming W to NW east of 176W by
afternoon. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Rain showers with snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.

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PKZ413-231600-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt...except becoming NW wind W of 178W
after midnight. Seas 14 to 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT...SE to SW wind 25 to 40 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.

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PKZ414-231600-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
334 PM AKST Fri Feb 22 2019

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE wind increasing to 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Rain showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 35 kt becoming W 15 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 to 17 ft. Rain.
.SUN...N wind up to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

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