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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind southwest 15 to 25 Monday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 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 4:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight and moderate to strong
Westerlies Monday afternoon.

Over the North Coast, a frontal system will approach offshore
Waters tonight and the associated cold front will reach Haida Gwaii
Monday evening. Moderate to strong southwesterlies over most waters
will back to strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of this
system.

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