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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 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.

PKZ499-230215-
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 983 mb low at 58N 180E moves to 60N 164W at 968 mb Thu morning then
shifts south and moves to 55N 147W at 978 mb. The associated
front pushes across the Bering and over the Alaska Peninsula by
Thu afternoon.

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PKZ411-230215-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 to 45 kt becoming W 20 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

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PKZ412-230215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 35 to 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft
building to 20 to 27 ft in the afternoon. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 40 to 55 kt. Gusts to 70 kt. Seas 23 to 34 ft.
Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 35 to 50 kt becoming W 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 65 kt in the morning. Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SUN...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

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PKZ413-230215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 23 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 35 to 50 kt. Gusts to 65 kt. Seas 18 to 29 ft.
Snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 30 to 45 kt becoming W 15 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 15 to 30 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.FRI...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.

$$

PKZ414-230215-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
401 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 45 to 60 kt. Gusts to 75 kt. Seas 20 to 34 ft.
Rain showers and snow showers.
.THU...NW wind 45 to 60 kt. Seas 21 to 36 ft. Rain showers.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.

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