Bering Sea Offshore Forecast


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 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.

PKZ499-010300-
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A WEAK FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING MOVES OVER WESTERN ALASKA
SAT. A 983 MB LOW NEAR 48N 160E MOVES TO 56N 168E AT 986 MB LATE
SAT NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO 60N 174E AT 1003 MB LATE SUN NIGHT. A
1004 MB LOW NEAR 50N 165W SUN EVENING MOVES TO 53N 170W AT 997 MB
LATE SUN NIGHT.

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PKZ411-010300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 9 TO 17
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW CHANGING TO RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING N OF 56N.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ412-010300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT...STRONGEST W OF 176W. SEAS 8 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST W OF 176W.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ413-010300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT BY LATE 
AFTERNOON. STRONGEST WINDS W OF 177W. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT...STRONGEST W OF 176W. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING NW UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ414-010300-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
321 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015
.TODAY...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4
FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N AND E OF 169W.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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