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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots tonight. Wind northwest 5 to 15 Thursday.

Chance of drizzle. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 16 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Northern Vancouver Island.
On Thursday, a frontal system will reach Bowie in the morning and
will move through the North Coast during the day, reaching the
Central Coast in the evening.

Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast tonight and Thursday. Moderate to strong westerlies through
Juan de Fuca Strait will reach gale force tonight.

Over the North Coast, gale force southeast winds will develop ahead
of the next frontal system and Thursday and will shift to strong
West or southwesterly in its wake.

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