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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots.

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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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
the northern offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will build over Explorer this afternoon and
extend through the central waters tonight.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait
tonight.

North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.

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