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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots this evening then backing to northeast 10 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Chance of showers overnight and Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35.
Tuesday Wind southerly 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 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1012 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 1010 mb located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 30 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of offshore waters combined with a low
pressure system over Haida Gwaii has developed northerly gales across
Bowie. These winds will gradually ease to strong northeast winds
tonight as the low moves southwards.

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