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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 October 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning near midnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2016
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 990 mb located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing low 992 mb located 200 miles
northwest of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 20 October 2016 An approaching low pressure system will move into Bowie tonight and
track northeastward towards the Alaskan Panhandle Friday evening.
Ahead of the low, southerly gales over the offshore waters will
spread to the northern and central waters tonight. Winds will veer to
strong to gale force westerlies over the offshore waters on Friday.

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