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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

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.

PKZ499-061345-
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 986 MB LOW CENTERED NEAR 52N 159W MOVES INTO THE GULF OF ALASKA
BY FRI AFTERNOON AS A 1000 MB LOW. A FRONT OVER THE WESTERN
ALEUTIANS MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALEUTIANS BY FRI
AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED 990 MB LOW NEAR 58N 165E MOVES TO 58N
175E AT 998 MB SAT AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ411-061345-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ412-061345-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ413-061345-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...S TO W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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PKZ414-061345-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
250 PM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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