681  
FZAK62 PAFC 170045  
OFFALU  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018  
 
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.  
 
PKZ499-171345-  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018   
SYNOPSIS FOR CENTRAL BERING SEA
 
A 990 MB LOW MOVES TO 48N 162E  
THIS EVENING WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT ENTERING THE WESTERN  
ALEUTIANS. THIS LOW THEN MOVES TO 54N 171E AT 985 MB WED AFTERNOON  
THEN MOVES TO 56N 173E THU AFTERNOON WHILE WEAKENING TO 1004 MB. THE  
ATTENDANT COLD FRONT WILL DISSIPATE ACROSS THE CENTRAL BERING AND  
ALEUTIANS THU AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
PKZ411-171345-  
BERING SEA OFFSHORE WEST OF 180 AND EAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL  
DATELINE-  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
S WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
WED
 
SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.   
THU
 
E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
E WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
FRI
 
E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.   
SAT THROUGH SUN
 
E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ412-171345-  
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND NORTH OF 56N-  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
WED
 
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
THU
 
NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.   
FRI THROUGH SUN
 
NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ413-171345-  
BERING SEA OFFSHORE 171W TO 180 AND SOUTH OF 56N-  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.   
WED
 
SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. SNOW.   
WED NIGHT
 
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.   
THU
 
SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.   
FRI THROUGH SUN
 
E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ414-171345-  
BERING SEA OFFSHORE EAST OF 171W-  
345 PM AKST TUE JAN 16 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
WED
 
NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
THU
 
NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.   
FRI THROUGH SUN
 
NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.  
 

 
 
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