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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 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.

PKZ499-171415-
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 977 mb low at 59N 166W becomes a 986 mb low near 57N 156W tonight
and continues across the Gulf of Alaska for Mon afternoon. The
associated front moves into the Eastern Bering Sun evening. A 985 mb
Kamchatka low deepens to 949 mb Mon morning. Its associated front
moves across the Bering and Aleutians by Mon afternoon.

$$

PKZ411-171415-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 25 to 40 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft building to 17 to 29
ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 35 to 50 kt diminishing to 30 to 40 kt after
midnight. Seas 20 to 30 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.MON...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 22 to 29 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 28 to 32 ft.
.TUE...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 15 to 30 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ412-171415-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 30 kt becoming S 30 to 45 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 11 ft building to 9 to 17 ft in the afternoon.
Snow and rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft building to 24
to 30 ft after midnight. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 21 to 28 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 20 to 30 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 31 ft.
.WED...S wind up to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.

$$

PKZ413-171415-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 40 kt increasing to 35 to 50 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 16 to 31 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 18 to 27 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 18 to 29 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 28 ft.
.WED...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.

$$

PKZ414-171415-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
302 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 25 to 40 kt increasing to 35 to 50 kt after
midnight. Seas 8 to 13 ft building to 11 to 19 ft after midnight.
Rain.
.MON...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.TUE THROUGH THU...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$



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