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FZAK62 PAFC 230030
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 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.

PKZ499-231415-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 953 MB LOW AT 54N
169E WILL BE 975 MB AT 59N 175E THU AFTERNOON THEN WEAKEN TO 1004
MB AT 65N 174W FRI AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT OVER THE
EASTERN BERING WILL MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA TONIGHT. A
NORTHWEST PACIFIC LOW WILL BE A 968 MB LOW AT 55N 167E FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ411-231415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 27 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 29 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PKZ412-231415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 29 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ413-231415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PKZ414-231415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
330 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 TO 11
FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 TO 7 FT.

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