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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 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.

PKZ499-200200-
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A FRONT OVER THE
WESTERN BERING MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL BERING BY SUN
AFTERNOON...THEN TO THE EASTERN BERING LATE MON NIGHT. A 968 MB
LOW NEAR 46N 173E SUN AFTERNOON MOVES TO 53N 174E AT 949 MB MON
MORNING...THEN MOVES TO 55N 168E AT 958 MB LATE MON NIGHT. ANOTHER
NORTH PACIFIC LOW APPROACHES THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS LATE MON NIGHT.

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PKZ411-200200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 29 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 22 TO 32 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.

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PKZ412-200200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

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PKZ413-200200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING E 40 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 40 TO 55 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 45 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

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PKZ414-200200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
329 AM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 0 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 0 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 TO 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 TO 11
FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5
TO 10 FT.

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