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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to east 10 to 20 late this evening then becoming variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening trough from 1003 mb low located
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating trough from 999 mb low
located over Haida Gwaii.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 999 mb located west of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 999 mb located over
northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 17 May 2022 A trough of low pressure extending from a developing low pressure
centre entering Bowie this afternoon will move northeast to lie over
Northern Haida Gwaii late Wednesday morning. Southerly gales will
occur from Hecate Strait to Northern Vancouver Island.

A deep low pressure centre will move over Explorer near midnight and
then cross Northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday morning.
Unseasonably strong winds are associated with this low. Storm force
southerly winds will develop ahead of the low over Explorer and west
coast Vancouver Island tonight. Hurricane force southeast winds are
possible near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver Island overnight.
Southeast gales are expected for inner South Coast waters. Winds will
shift to gale to storm force west to northwesterly in the wake of the
low.

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