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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 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.

PKZ499-190200-
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 946 mb low at 58N 170E will move to the northern Bering Tue
morning. An associated strong front in the central Aleutians will
move over the eastern Aleutians and dissipate by Tue afternoon. A
988 mb low will move to 52N 167E Tue morning, then move to 56N 176E
at 976 mb Wed morning.

$$

PKZ411-190200-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 23 to 30 ft. Snow showers and
rain showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 27 to 35 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 35 to 45 kt becoming SW 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 26 to 34 ft subsiding to 19 to 27 ft in the
afternoon. Snow.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft.

$$

PKZ412-190200-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 24 to 30 ft. Rain with snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 21 to 32 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 27 to 35 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 19 to 28 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 18 to 33 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$

PKZ413-190200-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 to 50 kt diminishing to 25 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 18 to 28 ft. Snow showers and rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 19 to 30 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 24 to 30 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 19 to 26 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 29 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$

PKZ414-190200-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
326 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...STORM WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft. Snow and rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 29 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.

$$



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