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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 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.

PKZ499-211330-
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A NORTH PACIFIC LOW
MOVES TO 45N 171E AT 969 MB SAT AFTERNOON...THEN DEEPENS TO 945 MB
AS IT MOVES TO 51N 178W SUN AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVES
TO THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS TONIGHT THEN STRENGTHENS OVER THE
SOUTHERN BERING AND ALEUTIAN ISLANDS THROUGH SUN.

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PKZ411-211330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO
17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 28 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 30 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ412-211330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 29 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ413-211330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WIND UP TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SUN...E WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 25 TO 35 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 31 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ414-211330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
341 PM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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