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NWS Forecast

FZAK62 PAFC 210011
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 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.

PKZ499-211515-
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN BERING WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO
THE EASTERN BERING BY MON AFTERNOON. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE
WESTERN BERING SEA LATE SUN AND SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
BERING AND ALEUTIANS ON MON.



PKZ411-211515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.

SUN
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
SE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT.

MON
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

TUE
SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 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.



PKZ412-211515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N.

SUN
NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING SE UP TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N.

MON
S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

TUE THROUGH WED
S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

THU
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.



PKZ413-211515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

TONIGHT
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.

SUN
NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
8 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.



PKZ414-211515-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
311 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N.

SUN
N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N.

MON
NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

TUE THROUGH THU
SW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.