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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Saturday morning.

Chance of showers Saturday morning and afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 6 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape Scott.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday cold front located over Queen Charlotte
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 6 May 2016 A cold front will develop over Queen Charlotte Sound Saturday
Morning and move southeast across the South Coast. In its wake,
strong to gale force northwest winds will develop Saturday afternoon
over southern waters. A ridge building behind the cold front late
Saturday afternoon will enhance the winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
Saturday evening to westerly gale force.

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