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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 10 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The cold
front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts
tonight.

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern waters tonight. Gale force southerlies
will spread to central waters Thursday morning.

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