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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late overnight. Wind light Sunday.

Fog banks.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2018
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 October 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 9:30 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 20 October 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain on a northeast to southwest line
over Queen Charlotte Sound tonight. The ridge will shift
Eastward over Vancouver Island Sunday evening as the next frontal
system reaches Bowie.

Strong to gale force southerlies will continue over Bowie tonight and
spread to northern waters Sunday in advance of the approaching front.
Elsewhere winds will be mostly light to moderate with local strong
northerlies forecast near Northern Vancouver Island.

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