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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 Saturday morning.

A few showers ending late this afternoon. Rain beginning Saturday morning and changing to rain at times heavy Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 27 March 2015 A cold front near Cape Scott this morning will move southeastward
today to be through the Lower Mainland by this evening. In its wake
A ridge of high pressure will build towards Haida Gwaii this
afternoon and will move through the South Coast Saturday afternoon.
The next frontal system will reach the offshore waters tonight and
the North Coast on Saturday.

Strong southeast winds over central waters will shift to strong
northwest later today over most of the southern waters as the cold
front passes. Winds will ease near the ridge then rise to gale to
storm force southeast over most northern and central waters, in
advance of the next frontal system tonight and Saturday morning.

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