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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light except easterly 10 to 20 knots over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 this evening. Wind southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 March 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday departing frontal system located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 18 March 2019 A frontal system continues to lie just west of Bowie this morning.
East of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will continue over
Bowie and parts of the northern waters this morning.

These gales force winds will gradually ease to strong winds by this
afternoon as the front departs northward.

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