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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 October 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday then becoming light Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday evening except light near the coast south of Tofino.

Periods of rain tonight and Wednesday. Fog dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying trough located off Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 4 October 2022 A frontal system will move from Vancouver Island headlands to the
North Coast this afternoon. In its wake, a second trough will deepen
and develop a frontal system which will cross the offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii early Wednesday morning. Later
Wednesday morning, the system will move on shore on the North Coast
while weakening.

Ahead of the troughs, southeast gales are present north of the Brooks
Peninsula today. Over central and northern waters, strong southeast
winds will develop and increase to marginal gales this evening. Winds
will gradually ease late Wednesday morning.

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