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FZAK62 PAFC 281210
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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.

PKZ499-010215-
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. HIGH PRESSURE HOLDS
OVER THE BERING SEA THROUGH THU MORNING. A 993 MB SOUTH KAMCHATKA
LOW EXTENDS A FRONT INTO THE THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THROUGH THU
MORNING. THE NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 49N 177E AT 1013 MB BY THU
MORNING.

$$

PKZ411-010215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

$$

PKZ412-010215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

$$

PKZ413-010215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

$$

PKZ414-010215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
310 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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