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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday morning.

Rain beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front will continue to sit over Vancouver
Island. A low riding along the front will approach the southern
waters Wednesday morning and move across Vancouver Island Wednesday
afternoon. Winds over the southern waters will rise to strong to
Gale force southeasterlies early Wednesday and veer to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

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