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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 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.

PKZ499-180330-
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 995 MB LOW AT 60N
173W WILL MOVE TO 60N 168W AT 992 MB THIS EVENING THEN WEAKEN TO
A TROUGH AS IT SWINGS TOWARDS BRISTOL BAY THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.
A 989 MB LOW WILL FORM NEAR 52N 178W THIS MORNING THEN MOVE TO
57N 173W AT 972 MB WED NIGHT.

$$

PKZ411-180330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU THROUGH FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

$$

PKZ412-180330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N TO W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF 57N.
.WED...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

PKZ413-180330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

$$

PKZ414-180330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
617 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E TO S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING SE 25 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

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