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NWS Forecast

FZAK62 PAFC 291215
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 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.

PKZ499-300230-
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL DRIFT OVER THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL BERING SEA THROUGH FRI. A 996 MB NORTH
PACIFIC COMPLEX LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH EARLY
SAT MORNING. A 1008 MB NORTHWEST PACIFIC LOW WILL MOVE TO 48N 166E
AT 1000 MB FRI MORNING...THEN WEAKEN TO 1007 AS IT MOVES TO 55N
169E FRI NIGHT.



PKZ411-300230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

TODAY
SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

SUN
NW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

MON
NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.



PKZ412-300230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

TODAY
NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY E OF
174W.

TONIGHT
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

FRI
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SAT
NE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ413-300230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

GALE WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.



PKZ414-300230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
315 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY


TODAY
N WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF 58N.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY N OF 58N.

FRI
NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
N OF 58N.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.