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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Scattered showers Wednesday.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2023
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 28 March 2023 A building ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior
will continue to generate strong to gale force northerly outflow
winds through the mainland inlets from the Central Coast to Howe
Sound tonight.

Northerly strong to gale force winds will continue across most of the
offshore and outer waters tonight and Wednesday ahead of the Pacific
ridge of high pressure.

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