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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except southeast 25 northwest of Estevan Point tonight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning except northeast 15 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1012 mb located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1006 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 23 October 2017 A front stalled over the Southern Hecate Strait tonight will continue
to give southeast gales to the central waters through Tuesday.

On Tuesday, another low pressure system will move across Bowie in the
afternoon. Southwesterly gales will develop over the northern waters
ahead of the low.

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