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NWS Forecast

FZAK62 PAFC 031201
OFFALU

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ499-040230-
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA

A 1001 MB LOW NEAR 59N 163W WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE ONSHORE NEAR 60N
163W BY TUE AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS
WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE BERING SEA AND INTO THE CENTRAL
ALEUTIANS BY WED MORNING...THEN TO THE ALASKA PENINSULA AND
EASTERN BERING SEA BY THU MORNING.



PKZ411-040230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL
DATELINE-
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY


TODAY
S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

WED
W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. SNOW.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.

THU
S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

FRI THROUGH SAT
NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.



PKZ412-040230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING N OF
57N AND E OF 174W.

TONIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING SW. SEAS 7
TO 12 FT. PATCHY FOG. SNOW AND RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

SAT
W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.



PKZ413-040230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY


TODAY
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING S 15 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN
AND SNOW.

WED
W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.



PKZ414-040230-
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-
301 AM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING TODAY


TODAY
NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING S 10 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING N OF 57N AND E OF 168W.

WED
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN AND SNOW.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

THU THROUGH FRI
SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

SAT
W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.