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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 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.

PKZ499-241415-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 974 MB LOW NEAR
59N 174E MOVES TO 64N 176W AND WEAKENS TO 1006 MB FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO NEAR 55N 167E
AT 969 MB FRIDAY AFTERNOON THEN TO 62N 177E AT 982 MB SATURDAY
MORNING.

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PKZ411-241415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 22 TO 33 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ412-241415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT. RAIN WITH SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ413-241415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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PKZ414-241415-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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