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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
330 AM 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.

PKZ499-210145-
330 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. WEAK LOW PRESSURE
CONTINUES OVER THE BERING SEA THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A NORTH PACIFIC
LOW MOVES TO 49N 179E AT 957 MB BY SUN MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED
FRONT REMAINS SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIANS THROUGH SUN MORNING.

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PKZ411-210145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
330 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...N TO W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF
177E.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ412-210145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
330 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ413-210145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
330 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

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PKZ414-210145-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
330 AM AKST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY E OF 168W. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY E OF 167W.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY E
OF 166W.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

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