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  • The way you find your Alaska coastal waters marine forecasts for the Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific, and Bering Sea is changing. Changes may include new names, new numbers, or entirely new zones. These changes will improve the way the Anchorage NWS Forecast Office serves our marine weather customers and are to take effect October 1, 2013. Preview Zone Boundaries Here.
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FZAK62 PAFC 241149
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 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.

PKZ499-250245-
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 982 MB LOW NEAR 49N 180 INTENSIFIES TO 974 MB THIS AFTERNOON
NEAR 52N 174W. THIS LOW THEN WEAKENS TO 977 MB AS IT MOVES TO 56N
156W FRI NIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE WESTERN
BERING THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ411-250245-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

$$

PKZ412-250245-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

$$

PKZ413-250245-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT EARLY BECOMING E 15 TO 30 KT BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

$$

PKZ414-250245-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
349 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.MON...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

$$


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