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FZAK62 PAFC 272331
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 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.

PKZ499-281230-
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A SERIES OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE CENTERS EXITS THE GULF OF ANADYR AND
MOVE INTO WESTERN ALASKA THROUGH FRI AFTERNOON. A POCKET 1002 MB
LOW CENTER AT 56N 176W MOVES TO 48N 177W BY FRI AFTERNOON AS A
1021 MB LOW.

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PKZ411-281230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

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PKZ412-281230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. PATCHY FOG. DRIZZLE.
.THU...S WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
331 PM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. DRIZZLE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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