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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 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.

PKZ499-100230-
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 51N 176E AT 997 MB THEN MERGES WITH
A 995 MB LOW FORMING NEAR 52N 169E SAT MIDDAY. THIS LOW TRACKS
OVER SOUTHERN KAMCHATKA BY SAT MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVES
ACROSS THE ALEUTIANS INTO THE BERING SEA THROUGH SAT MORNING.

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PKZ411-100230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ412-100230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...N TO E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N TO E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

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PKZ413-100230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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PKZ414-100230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
333 AM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE WIND UP TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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