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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 10 to 15 near midnight.

Chance of showers today and tonight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this morning then building to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 23 July 2016 A frontal system over Bowie will move eastward to Haida Gwaii by this
afternoon. Ahead of the front, marginal gale force southerly winds
will continue over parts of the northern waters today. The winds will
ease this evening as the front weakens.

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