Analyses of a 2-km resolution model of the eastern Bering Sea performed by Dr. S. Durski shows generation of 30-km eddies in the area of Bering Canyon, northwest of Unimak Pass. These are generated with roughly 2-week periodicity (correlated with periods of peak diurnal tides around Aleutian Islands). These eddies potentially contribute to on-shelf material transport. Shown is sea surface height (SSH), Jun-Oct 2009, tidal signal is (mostly) removed with a 36-h filter. Contours show bathymetry of Bering Canyon (1000,500,200,100 and 50m).