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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 May 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Monday morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning late Monday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2015
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 3 May 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located off Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday low 1008 mb located near Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 3 May 2015 A cold front 200 miles southwest of Haida Gwaii this afternoon
Will rotate to an east-west orientation over the region tonight.

Strong to gale force southeast winds to 35 knots over northern
portions of Bowie will ease and shift to the northeast later

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