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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 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.

PKZ499-150200-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 975 mb low at 50N 173E with an associated front deepens to 966 mb
at 55N 178W by Fri morning and then moves to 53N 170W at 982 mb by
Sat morning. A 967 mb low at 56N 164W Fri morning moves inland over
Southwest Alaska by Fri night.

$$

PKZ411-150200-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 22 to 27 ft.

$$

PKZ412-150200-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 to 35 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 11
to 16 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 22 to 32 ft.

$$

PKZ413-150200-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...E wind 10 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 18 to 31 ft.

$$

PKZ414-150200-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
403 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Rain and snow.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

$$



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