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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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.

PKZ499-061500-
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 984 MB LOW NEAR AT 56N 164W WILL MOVE TO 62N 176W FRI AFTERNOON
THEN HEAD INLAND ACROSS THE SEWARD PENINSULA EARLY SAT MORNING. AN
ASSOCIATED FRONTAL SYSTEM OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL TRACK
TO THE EASTERN BERING SEA EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THEN HEAD INLAND
ALONG THE SOUTHWEST ALASKA COAST FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ411-061500-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...STORM WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...W WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ412-061500-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ413-061500-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ414-061500-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
319 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

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