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FZAK62 PAFC 280010
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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.

PKZ499-281400-
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA MOVES OVER WESTERN
ALASKA SATURDAY. A 982 MB LOW NEAR 52N 165E SATURDAY AFTERNOON
MOVES TO 57N 171E AT 994 MB SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT
ENTERS THE WESTERN BERING LATE TONIGHT AND MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL
BERING AND ALEUTIANS THROUGH LATE SAT NIGHT.

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PKZ411-281400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ412-281400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT BECOMING NW UP TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N AND E OF 172W.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ413-281400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING N UP TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING W OF 176W.
.SAT...E WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON W OF 175W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ414-281400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
310 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING W UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
TOWARD THE ICE EDGE.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

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