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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeast 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to light near noon except northeasterly outflow 20 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 15 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 20 Saturday morning except northeast 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon. Showers beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening then building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low 988 mb located 100 miles
south of Cape St. James.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight intensifying frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 19 January 2018 A 988 millibar low 100 miles south of Cape St James will move
Slowly northeastward across Queen Charlotte Sound today while
weakening. The low will reach the Central Coast overnight and
dissipate. A frontal system will approach the offshore waters
overnight to lie from Haida Gwaii to Vancouver Island Saturday
afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will ease to
moderate to strong tonight. Gale to local storm force
Northwesterlies in the wake of the low will also ease to moderate to
strong tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies will develop offshore ahead of the
Frontal system overnight, and spread to most waters on Saturday.
Winds will ease to strong southerlies behind the system.

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