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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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.

PKZ499-240245-
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 994 mb low at 57N 177E moves to 57N 170E at 1001 mb by Sat
morning and then to 57N 165E by Sat night. A 1002 mb low at 60N
175W Sat morning moves inland near 60N 165W by Sat night. A 983 mb
low Sat afternoon at 47N 170E moves to 53N 178E at 982 mb by Sun
morning.

$$

PKZ411-240245-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E to SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 18 to 24 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.

$$

PKZ412-240245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...E to SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 18 to 24 ft.
.SAT...W wind 25 to 40 kt diminishing to 15 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.TUE...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PKZ413-240245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 18 to 23 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 35 kt becoming SW 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...W wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

$$

PKZ414-240245-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
351 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 to 45 kt early becoming SW wind 20 to 35 kt.
Seas 9 to 14 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...W wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.SAT...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 23 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 30 ft.
.TUE...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$



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