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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 early this evening then to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 30 Thursday morning.

Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Thursday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The cold
front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern waters tonight. Gale force southerlies
will spread to central waters Thursday morning.

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