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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind variable 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning then backing to east 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 near midnight except light near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Saturday morning.

A few showers and chance of flurries ending this afternoon. A few showers and chance of flurries beginning Saturday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots in the morning and to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 24 February 2017 An area of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters. An
low pressure center forming near Tofino will drift southwards through
today. A trough of low pressure will sweep down the North Coast late

Strong to gale force northeasterlies will continue this morning,
northwest of the Tofino low. Northern waters will see an increase to
strong to gale force northerly winds on Saturday morning. These winds
will spread southwards Saturday afternoon, keeping west of Vancouver

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