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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 late this afternoon except northwest 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming northwest 10 Friday afternoon except northwest 25 northwest of Estevan Point.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this morning and to 1 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 21 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii
overnight and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
Strong for most BC waters.

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