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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ499-090300-
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 1020 MB LOW FORMS AT 55N 179W MOVES TO 49N 167W AT 1021 MB AND
DISSIPATES FRI MIDDAY. A NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 51N 171E AT
997 MB SAT MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT PUSHES OVER THE WESTERN
ALEUTIANS SAT MORNING.

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PKZ411-090300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. N OF 56N...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT
BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ412-090300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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PKZ413-090300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. W OF 176W...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT
BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 KT. W OF 176W...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING
N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

PKZ414-090300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
331 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

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