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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind veering to northeast 10 to 15 after midnight then backing to northwest 10 to 20 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots veering to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to west 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 17 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure lying north south over Haida Gwaii will
Give light to moderate winds to most waters today. Another ridge of
high pressure will build over the BC Interior tonight. Strong to gale
force outflow winds will develop through mainland inlets overnight
and ease through the day on Thursday.

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