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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 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.

PKZ499-180245-
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 983 mb low at 53N 170E extends a front through the Western
Aleutians. The low moves to 53N 175W at 1010 mb by Fri morning. The
associated front pushes into the Eastern Aleutians by Fri morning. A
1004 mb North Pacific low tracks south of the Aleutians to 49N 159W
at 992 mb for Fri morning.

$$

PKZ411-180245-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Freezing spray N of
56N in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$

PKZ412-180245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ413-180245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...SE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...E wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ414-180245-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
312 AM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft. Freezing spray N of
56N in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft. Freezing spray N of
56N.
.THU...N wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray N of 56N.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$


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