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FZAK62 PAFC 230010
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 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.

PKZ499-231445-
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA...
A 976 MB NEAR 49N 169E WILL DEEPEN TO 955 MB NEAR 55N 168E TUE
AFTERNOON AND WILL WEAKEN TO 964 MB NEAR 53N 168E WED AFTERNOON.
AN ASSOCIATED STRONG FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL BERING
TUE AND THE EASTERN BERING WED WITH A 995 MB LOW DEVELOPING NEAR
57N 154W BY WED AFTERNOON. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
WESTERN AND CENTRAL BERING WED.

$$

PKZ411-231445-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 TO 65 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE...SE WIND 50 TO 65 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 TO 55 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. S OF 56N...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING SW 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
15 TO 30 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 17 TO 28 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PKZ412-231445-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE...SE WIND 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

$$

PKZ413-231445-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...STORM WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 18 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 45 KT BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

$$

PKZ414-231445-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
310 PM AKST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N
OF 56N.
.TUE...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.  PATCHY FOG. SNOW
AND RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

$$




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