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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ499-181400-
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 961 mb low at 56N 171E deepens to 945 mb near 59N 170E Mon
morning then shifts to 64N 173W at 969 mb for Tue afternoon. The
associated fronts sweep the Bering and Aleutians through Tue
afternoon. A 983 mb low moves to 49N 166E by Tue afternoon.

$$

PKZ411-181400-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 to 50 kt diminishing to 30 to 40 kt after
midnight. Seas 21 to 30 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 23 to 27 ft. Snow showers and
rain showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 27 to 35 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 19 to 34 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.WED...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$

PKZ412-181400-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft building to 22 to
29 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 22 to 29 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 21 to 32 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 27 to 35 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 19 to 28 ft.
.WED...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.THU...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.

$$

PKZ413-181400-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 30 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt diminishing to 25 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 18 to 28 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 19 to 30 ft. Snow showers.
.TUE...W wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 24 to 30 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 19 to 26 ft.
.WED...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.THU THROUGH FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ414-181400-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
242 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 40 kt increasing to 35 to 50 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 12 ft building to 11 to 19 ft after midnight.
Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.  and rain.
.TUE...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.FRI...S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

$$



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