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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening then becoming light early Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain ending near midnight. Fog patches.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this afternoon then subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming east 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots becoming northwest 15 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A stalled cold front will continue to generate strong to gale force
southeasterly winds along the North and Central Coasts as well as
near the North Coast of Vancouver Island today. This front is
forecast to weaken through the afternoon.

Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.

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