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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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.

PKZ499-221400-
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 997 mb low at 64N 176W moves
inland near 68N 164W at 1000 mb with its front pushing into Western
Alaska by Midday Thu. A 1006 mb low near 52N 177E Thu afternoon will
move to 60N 178W at 993 mb Fri afternoon. The associated front will
move across the Bering Sea Thu night and Fri.

$$

PKZ411-221400-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Snow and rain.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft. Snow with rain.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 20 to 24 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SUN...S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.

$$

PKZ412-221400-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...W wind up to 20 kt becoming SE 10 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.MON...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 17 to 26 ft.

$$

PKZ413-221400-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt diminishing to up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 to 17 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 to 25 kt increasing to 20 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 35 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.MON...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.

$$

PKZ414-221400-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
312 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 to 30 kt diminishing to up to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Rain.
.FRI...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SAT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$


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