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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 knots except east 5 to 15 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait this morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon then building to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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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 4:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken this afternoon.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.

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