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FZAK62 PAFC 220031
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ499-221515-
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 963 MB LOW AT 51N
170E WILL MOVE TO 54N 169E AT 955 MB WED AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE TO
59N 174E AT 974 MB THU AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED FRONT OVER THE
WESTERN ALEUTIANS WILL MOVE TO THE CENTRAL BERING WED AND MOVE
INLAND OVER SOUTHWEST ALASKA THU MORNING.

$$

PKZ411-221515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 24 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 29 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

$$

PKZ412-221515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N. SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ413-221515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PKZ414-221515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
331 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO
10 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6
TO 11 FT.

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