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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ499-271430-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 958 MB LOW NEAR 54N 169E WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY AND
SLOWLY WEAKEN TO 979 MB SUN AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE
CENTRAL BERING WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHWEST
ALASKA LATE SAT NIGHT. A 967 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL DEVELOP
NEAR 50N 170W SUN AFTERNOON.

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PKZ411-271430-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT EARLY DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

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PKZ412-271430-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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PKZ413-271430-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

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PKZ414-271430-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S 20 KT W OF 169W. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S TO E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...NE TO SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

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