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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.

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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 9:30 PM PDT 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 999 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1008 mb located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing trough located over the North
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 30 March 2015 A low over the Alaska Panhandle will bring strong to gale force
westerlies off Langara this evening. A cold front over Southern
Vancouver Island this evening will reach the Lower Mainland just
after midnight. Moderate southeast winds ahead of the front will
shift to strong northwest in its wake with westerly gales expected
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters Tuesday
morning and will reach the North Coast Tuesday evening. Behind the
trough, strong to gale force westerly winds will develop over the
northern offshore waters.

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