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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

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.

PKZ499-251515-
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 970 MB LOW NEAR 52N 171E WILL MOVE TO 57N 170W THU AFTERNOON
AT 995 MB THEN DISSIPATE AS IT REACHES SOUTHWEST ALASKA THU
NIGHT. A DEVELOPING PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 51N 174E THU
AFTERNOON AT 971 MB THEN TO 55N 171E FRI AFTERNOON AT 960 MB.

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PKZ411-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ412-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO
16 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ413-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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PKZ414-251515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
300 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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