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NWS Forecast

FZAK62 PAFC 121204
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ499-130215-
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA

A COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS SOUTH OF THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS
MERGES INTO A 973 MB LOW NEAR 47N 179W FRI AFTERNOON THEN MOVES
TO 48N 171W AT 978 MB LATE FRI NIGHT AND TO 54N 168W AT 984 MB
LATE SAT NIGHT. A 976 MB LOW NEAR 52N 158W FRI NIGHT MOVES TO 57N
157W AT 981 MB LATE SAT NIGHT.



PKZ411-130215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

SAT
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

MON
SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

TUE
W WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.



PKZ412-130215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.



PKZ413-130215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

TODAY
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

SAT
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

MON
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

TUE
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.



PKZ414-130215-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
304 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

TODAY
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. PATCHY FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. PATCHY FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.