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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 metres except 2 over northwestern sections. Seas subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will prevail mostly over the central waters.

The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.

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