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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 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.

PKZ499-191530-
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 973 MB LOW AT 56N
174W WILL MOVE TO 58N 169W AT 976 MB THU AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE TO
59N 161W AT 990 MB FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ411-191530-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ412-191530-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ413-191530-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ414-191530-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
346 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

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