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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ499-141415-
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A trough of low pressure over the eastern Bering moves inland
tonight. A front in the western Bering moves over the central
Bering Thu afternoon and reaches Southwest Alaska Fri morning. A
970 mb low near 53N 176W Thu afternoon moves to 55N 175W at 967 mb
Thu night and then moves to 53N 173W Fri afternoon.

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PKZ411-141415-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Isolated
thunderstorms S of 56 N.
.THU...NE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft. Isolated thunderstorms
S of 58 N.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 23 to 28 ft.

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PKZ412-141415-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Isolated thunderstorms S of 58 N and W of 179 W.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 20 to 35 kt becoming NE after midnight.
Seas 10 to 15 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.MON...S wind 30 to 40 kt. Seas 26 to 31 ft.

$$

PKZ413-141415-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 17 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 22 to 31 ft.

$$

PKZ414-141415-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
348 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 9 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Rain showers and
snow showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 28 ft.

$$



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