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FZAK62 PAFC 290005
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

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.

PKZ499-291515-
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL DRIFT OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL BERING SEA FRI. A COMPLEX 990 MB LOW NEAR
48N 166W WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD AND SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH THU NIGHT.
A 1009 MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 52N 168E FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ411-291515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ412-291515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ413-291515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ414-291515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
305 PM AKST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...N WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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