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FZAK62 PAFC 241255
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ499-250315-
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 992 MB LOW AT 61N
180 MERGES WITH A 971 MB SOUTH KAMCHATKA LOW TO FORM A 968 MB LOW
NEAR 55N 166E FRI AFTERNOON. THIS LOW WEAKENS TO 1004 MB AS IT
MOVES TO 68N 168W SUN MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT EXTENDS
THROUGH THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS BY SUN MORNING.

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PKZ411-250315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. GUSTS TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 33 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 65 KT IN THE MORNING. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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PKZ412-250315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 16 TO 21
FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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PKZ413-250315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ414-250315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
355 AM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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