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FZAK62 PAFC 051213
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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.

PKZ499-060145-
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 1006 MB LOW AT 62N 173W WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND DISSIPATE THIS
AFTERNOON. A 981 MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 57N 167E THIS EVENING AND
THEN MOVE TO 63N 168W AT 990 MB SAT. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT
WILL ENTER THE WESTERN BERING SEA TODAY AND PUSH INTO THE EASTERN
BERING SEA BY FRI MORNING.

$$

PKZ411-060145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...W WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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PKZ412-060145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11
TO 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT BUILDING TO 20 TO 28 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ413-060145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 25 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12
TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

PKZ414-060145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
313 AM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

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