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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight then diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 early Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre that was north of Haida Gwaii this morning
Has now moved northeast over BC. Due to this a few lingering
northwesterly gales are present over the offshore waters. These
Gales will diminish very soon.

Another frontal system will approach Explorer late Friday afternoon
with southeast gales developing ahead of it into Friday evening.

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