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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Saturday morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Saturday evening.

A few showers ending early this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 30.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10.

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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 PM PDT 24 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over the western offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday intensifying cold front located over
the western offshore waters.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 24 April 2015 A low will pass west of BC waters Saturday night and will deepen
To 980 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii near dawn Sunday morning.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread over the offshore
waters Saturday afternoon and onto the North Coast Saturday evening.
Storm force southeasterlies are likely ahead of the front over
northern waters Saturday night and early Sunday.

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