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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 October 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 Friday morning.

Periods of drizzle ending near noon Friday. Fog patches.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 October 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 October 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 1 October 2020 A developing frontal system is approaching northern offshore waters.
Southeasterly winds will increase over northern waters this evening
in advance of this system. Strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Bowie will persist until near midnight and marginal southeast gales
will brush the western edge of the Western Dixon Entrance near

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