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FZAK62 PAFC 271238
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 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.

PKZ499-280315-
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL BERING WILL DISSIPATE FRI AFTERNOON.
WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST BERING MOVES NORTH THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. A VERY STRONG FRONT ENTERS THE FAR WESTERN BERING FRI
NIGHT AND MOVES SLOWLY INTO THE CENTRAL BERING AND ALEUTIANS
THROUGH LATE SAT NIGHT.

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PKZ411-280315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SE 20 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 17 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ412-280315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ413-280315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING VARIABLE
UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS W OF 176W. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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PKZ414-280315-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
338 AM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING NW UP TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N.
.SAT...N TO E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N
OF 58N.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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