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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 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.

PKZ499-180130-
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

Bogoslof Volcano, near 54N 168W, is currently active.

A 997 mb low will move to 60N 168W this morning and dissipate over
Bristol Bay late tonight. A 1000 mb low will move to 49N 177W Fri
morning and strengthen to 998 mb as it moves to 51N 172W late
Fri. A broad trough of low pressure will remain across the Bering
Sea through the period.

$$

PKZ411-180130-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...E wind up to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ412-180130-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E wind up to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ413-180130-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 kt diminishing to up to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 5 to 10 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI...W wind up to 15 kt in the morning becoming variable 10 kt.
Seas 6 ft. Patchy fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ414-180130-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
312 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...NW wind up to 20 kt becoming SE up to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E wind up to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N wind up to 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$



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