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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this morning and to southeasterly 25 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southerly 20 after midnight and to southerly 15 near noon Thursday.

Periods of drizzle changing to rain this afternoon then to showers near midnight. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PST 11 December 2019 A frontal system moving through northern and central waters and
southern offshore waters will make land fall late today.

Widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front today with near hurricane force southeasterlies possible
near the headlands of North Vancouver Island, winds will ease to
strong southwesterlies in behind the front.

A trough will move through Bowie Thursday afternoon generating gale
force southwesterlies as it passes.

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