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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 April 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to northerly 10 to 15 knots early Wednesday afternoon then backing to northwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 April 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 April 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 13 April 2021 A cold front from a low moving into the Gulf of Alaska will stall
over Bowie tonight and Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southerly gales
will continue over Northern Bowie tonight and ease Wednesday morning
as the front weakens.

Additionally, with a ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior,
marginal gale force northerly outflow winds will develop over Howe
Sound overnight and ease Wednesday morning.

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