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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ499-180215-
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

A 991 mb low at 57N 160W will enter the western Gulf this
afternoon. A 973 mb Kamchatka low will move to 53N 170E this
afternoon, then move to 57N 171E at 952 mb Mon night, then to the
northern Bering Tue morning. The associated strong front over the
western Aleutians will move over the eastern Aleutians by Mon
morning.

$$

PKZ411-180215-
Bering Sea Offshore West of 180 and East of the International
Dateline-
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 30 to 45 kt increasing to 40 to 55 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 11 to 19 ft building to 17 to 29 ft in the afternoon. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 to 50 kt becoming 40 kt after midnight. Seas 21
to 31 ft. Snow showers and rain.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Seas 22 to 29 ft. Snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 45 kt. Seas 28 to 36 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.WED THROUGH THU...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$

PKZ412-180215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 to 35 kt becoming S 35 to 50 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 8 to 11 ft building to 14 to 24 ft in the afternoon. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 16 to 30 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 22 to 30 ft. Rain with snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 21 to 33 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 20 to 35 ft.
.WED...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 29 ft.
.THU...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$

PKZ413-180215-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 30 to 45 kt increasing to 40 to 55 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 15 to 21 ft. Rain and snow.
.TONIGHT...S wind 40 to 55 kt. Seas 18 to 31 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 35 to 50 kt diminishing to 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 19 to 28 ft. Rain with snow showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 40 kt. Seas 19 to 31 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ414-180215-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
345 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 to 40 kt becoming W 15 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 40 kt increasing to 35 to 50 kt after midnight.
Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.MON...S wind 35 to 50 kt. Seas 17 to 28 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 26 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$



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