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NWS Forecast

FZAK62 PAFC 042246
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

PKZ499-051330-
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA

A FRONT ENTERS ALASKA PENINSULA EARLY THU MORNING AND STALLS
THROUGH LATE THU. A NEW FRONT ENTERS THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THU
AFTERNOON AND MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALEUTIANS BY FRI.



PKZ411-051330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N TO W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

THU
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.

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

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT
W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SUN THROUGH MON
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.



PKZ412-051330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



PKZ413-051330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

FRI
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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

SUN THROUGH MON
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.



PKZ414-051330-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
246 PM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

THU
N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

FRI
W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

SAT THROUGH MON
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.