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FZAK62 PAFC 242334
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

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.

PKZ499-251300-
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A FRONT ALONG THE EASTERN BERING WEAKENS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. AT
THE SAME TIME...A 995 MB LOW DEVELOPS NEAR 61N 174E THEN RAPIDLY
WEAKENS TO 1015 MB AS IT MOVES TO 59N 180W LATE THU NIGHT. THIS
LOW CONTINUES TO WEAKEN TO 1019 MB AS IT NEARS 58N 178W SAT NIGHT.
AN ASSOCIATED FRONT IN THE WESTERN BERING MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL
BERING TONIGHT AND STALLS THROUGH FRI.

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PKZ411-251300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...NW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ412-251300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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PKZ413-251300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ414-251300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
334 PM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. AREAS OF FOG.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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