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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 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.

PKZ499-221400-
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 968 MB LOW AT 46N
171E WILL MOVE TO 52N 179W SUN AFTERNOON AT 946 MB...THEN MOVE TO
51N 166W AT 963 MB BY MON AFTERNOON.

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PKZ411-221400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 40 TO 60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 35 TO 55 KT. SEAS 19 TO 34 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ412-221400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 20 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ413-221400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT BUILDING TO 24 TO 34
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.MON...NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ414-221400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
345 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE THROUGH THU...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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