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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 early this afternoon then becoming light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 after midnight and to southwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

Showers changing to rain late overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Mainland

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1008 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing low 1008 mb located over
central Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 14 November 2018 A trough of low pressure nearing the mainland coast will depart
coastal waters later this morning. A 1008 MB low will move eastward
across Southern Bowie this evening and then Central Hecate Strait
late overnight.

Over southern waters inflow gales through Juan de Fuca Strait
Will ease later this morning. Over northern waters strong southeast
winds will shift strong to gale force southwest in the wake of the
trough later this morning. Winds will ease this afternoon and then
increase to southerly gales ahead of the low tonight.

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