Marine Synopsis for the Pacific waters


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FQCN10 CWVR 230430
Technical marine synopsis for the Pacific waters issued by
Environment Canada at 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday 22 March 2017 for
tonight and Thursday.
The next scheduled synopsis will be issued at 4:00 a.m. Thursday.

Systems position.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing trough located over Hecate
Strait.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

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FQCN20 CWVR 231056
Marine weather statement for the Pacific waters issued by Environment
Canada at 3:56 A.M. PDT Thursday 23 March 2017.

A cold front will track across Explorer this morning then lie along
the coast stretched from Hecate Strait to Vancouver Island by this
evening. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop
over Explorer this morning then spread eastwards and become
widespread over most marine regions by this afternoon. Winds will
increase to storm force southeasterlies this afternoon over waters
just west of Vancouver Island as the front approaches. The winds
Will ease to marginal gale force southeasterlies tonight.

The low pressure centre associated with the cold front will slowly
drift from the offshore waters to Haida Gwaii Friday. The winds
Ahead of the low will be marginal gale force southeasterly winds.
The winds behind the low will shift to marginal gale force northwest
winds.

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FQCN20 CWVR 230431
Marine weather statement for the Pacific waters issued by Environment
Canada at 9:31 P.M. PDT Wednesday 22 March 2017.

A trough of low pressure over Southern Haida Gwaii will cross
Hecate Strait tonight. The trough will bring southwesterly gales
Over Queen Charlotte Sound. The winds will ease below gales by early
Thursday morning as the trough departs inland.

The next cold front will track across Explorer Thursday morning and
lie north-south over Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound by the evening.
Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Explorer Thursday morning and spread to central waters near noon.
Winds will increase to storm force southeasterlies in the afternoon
over West Vancouver Island North as the front approaches.

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