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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 this evening. Wind variable 5 to 15 Sunday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2018
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 April 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 21 April 2018 In the wake of a front, gale force westerlies over central and
northern waters will diminish this morning as a ridge of high
pressure builds over Northern Vancouver Island. Additionally, gale
force southerlies through Douglas Channel will develop early this
morning and ease near noon.

Another approaching frontal system will track across Bowie on Sunday.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales will develop over Bowie overnight
and spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii Sunday morning.

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