Bering Sea Offshore Forecast


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

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.

PKZ499-190130-
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...A 984 MB LOW NEAR 61N 177W
DRIFTS W AND DISSIPATES BY FRI AFTERNOON. A 966 MB LOW NEAR 49N
176E MOVES TO 50N 176W AT 963 MB FRI MORNING. IT THEN CONSOLIDATES
WITH A WEAKENING LOW IN THE GULF TO FORM A 966 MB LOW NEAR 52N
164W SAT MORNING.

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PKZ411-190130-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. PATCHY FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY N OF 55N.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY N OF 57N.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

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PKZ412-190130-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.TODAY...E WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ413-190130-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.TODAY...W WIND IN THE MORNING 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

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PKZ414-190130-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
348 AM AKST THU DEC 18 2014
.TODAY...SW TO SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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