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FZAK62 PAFC 211230
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 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.

PKZ499-220200-
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 1013 MB LOW AT 59N
172W MOVES ONSHORE AT 57N 160W DISSIPATING SUN MORNING. A NORTH
PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 51N 180 AT 945 MB SUN AFTERNOON THEN SHIFTS
TO 50N 172W AT 953 MB BY MON MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT PUSHES
INTO THE ALASKA PENINSULA BY MON MORNING.

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PKZ411-220200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ412-220200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 31 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

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PKZ413-220200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 13 TO 28 FT BUILDING TO 22 TO 34
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT.
.MON...N WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ414-220200-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
330 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...STORM WARNING SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT INCREASING TO 40 TO 55 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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