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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 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.

PKZ499-201400-
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N 168W REMAINS ACTIVE. A 968 MB NORTH
PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 53N 174E AT 953 MB MON MORNING CONTINUING TO
53N 163E AT 962 MB BY TUE AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT PUSHES
TO THE ALASKA PENINSULA BY TUE AFTERNOON. A 965 MB NORTH PACIFIC
LOW MOVES TO 53N 171E AT 954 MB TUE AFTERNOON. ITS ASSOCIATED
FRONT SWEEPS TO THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS BY TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ411-201400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT INCREASING TO 45 TO 60 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT BUILDING TO 17 TO 28 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.MON...E WIND 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 34 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 31 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.

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PKZ412-201400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING MONDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY E OF 175W. SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF 57N. SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.

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PKZ413-201400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...STORM WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING E 40 TO 55 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 16 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW.
.MON...SE WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

$$

PKZ414-201400-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
348 PM AKST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 1 TO 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 TO 8 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 TO 11
FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N. SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 TO 10
FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5
TO
10 FT.

$$


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