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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

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.

PKZ499-200230-
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 998 mb low at 50N 157W moves to 52N 136W by Sun morning. A 968
mb North Pacific low moves to 47N 167E at 973 mb Sat morning then
shifts to the Kamchatka Coast at 983 mb for Sun morning. Its
associated front pushes over the Western Aleutians on Sun morning.

$$

PKZ411-200230-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt becoming 15 to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 25 to 40 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$

PKZ412-200230-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Freezing spray E of
175W.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Freezing spray E of
175W.
.SAT...E wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PKZ413-200230-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...E wind 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

PKZ414-200230-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
238 AM AKST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Freezing spray N of 56N.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Freezing spray N of
56N.
.SAT...NE wind 20 to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Freezing spray N of 56N.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$



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