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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15.

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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 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Langara.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over western
Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure just off Haida Gwaii this morning will drift
slowly eastward to lie in a northeast to southwest line over Queen
Charlotte Sound tonight. A weakening cold front will reach Bowie this
afternoon and will dissipate as it crosses Haida Gwaii on Thursday
morning. The ridge will then rebuild over Bowie later in the day
Thursday.

Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters today and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait. The
approaching front will bring gale force southerlies over the western
portions of Bowie this afternoon.

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