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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots today. Wind northwest 20 to 25 tonight. Wind northwest 20 Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PDT 20 August 2018 A ridge over the BC Interior is giving strong outflow winds to the
mainland inlets of the south and central coasts this morning. The
ridge will weaken tonight.

Offshore, another ridge running north to south over Bowie is
generating a strong northwest flow from Haida Gwaii to west of
Vancouver Island. On Tuesday, this ridge will rotate to lie
Northeast to southwest over Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will
ease to moderate northwesterlies except moderate southwesterlies
Over Bowie and northern portions of the North Coast.

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