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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then backing to southeast 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning early this morning and ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken this afternoon.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.

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