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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming south 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Saturday.

Rain ending near midnight. Showers Saturday morning and afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots in the morning and to east 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located north of Bowie.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary cold front located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 22 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the northern waters will continue
northward to reach the Alaska Panhandle late overnight.

Marginal southerly gale force winds through Hecate Strait this
evening will become strong southeast following the passage of the
trough overnight.

Another front will approach from offshore on Saturday spreading
strong to gale force southeasterlies to the offshore waters.

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