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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

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.

PKZ499-170215-
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 968 mb low at 61N 167W moves to 57N 160W at 990 mb Sun morning
and then moves into the Gulf and dissipates by Sun night. A front
associated with a 952 mb low at 56N 170E Sun afternoon moves
across the Bering through Mon afternoon.

$$

PKZ411-170215-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 to 30 kt becoming W late afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt becoming S 25 to 40 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 to 14 ft. Snow.
.SUN...S wind 30 to 45 kt increasing to 40 to 55 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 12 to 20 ft building to 18 to 30 ft in the afternoon. Rain and
snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 25 to 31 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 24 to 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 27 ft.
.WED...W wind up to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

PKZ412-170215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 30 kt becoming S 30 to 45 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 8 to 12 ft building to 10 to 18 ft in the afternoon.
Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 28 ft.
.WED...S wind up to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

PKZ413-170215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 to 40 kt becoming S 35 to 50 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 30 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 27 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$

PKZ414-170215-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
317 AM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Snow and rain
showers.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.

$$



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