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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 March 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming light near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon. A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 March 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 March 2018
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located west of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing low 1008 mb located off
Oregon Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 23 March 2018 An area of low pressure at the surface and aloft will lie west of
Explorer today and will be drifting slowly southeastward to lie off
the Oregon coast by Saturday afternoon. The upper low is bringing
very unstable air over the South Coast and will produce isolated
thunderstorms over a good part of the southern waters today. A
waterspout watch is also in effect for the inner South Coast, valid
through this afternoon. Winds will remain mostly light to moderate
but strong to gale force southeasterlies currently over the inner
South Coast will ease later in the day.

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