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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 April 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 near the coast. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 late overnight except light near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning then diminishing to west 10 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 April 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying low 1002 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore is causing strong
northwesterlies over the inner South Coast and the southern sections
of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will ease Friday morning as
The ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.

A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.

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