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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ499-220230-
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL SLOWLY MOVE
INTO THE EASTERN BERING SEA BY MON AFTERNOON BEFORE DISSIPATING
LATE MON. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE WESTERN BERING SEA MON MORNING
AND MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL BERING SEA AND CENTRAL ALEUTIANS LATE
MON. A DEVELOPING 968 MB LOW WILL MOVE TO 52N 174E MON NIGHT.


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PKZ411-220230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NE TO NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E UP TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 28 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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PKZ412-220230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N
OF 58N.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF 173W IN THE EVENING.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 27 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ413-220230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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PKZ414-220230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
312 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N.
.MON...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. W OF 168W...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF 168W.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

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