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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 25 this afternoon then to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system will remain over the Gulf of Alaska and the
associated cold front will slowly move to lie over Bowie on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerly winds over Bowie will
spread towards the Northern Mainland coast this morning.

The majority of southern waters will remain under the influence of
A high pressure ridge. Light to moderate winds are forecast to
prevail through Wednesday.

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