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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 near noon then becoming light near midnight. Wind increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 20.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 knots veering to southeasterly inflow 15.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will weaken today. The
associated cold front will stall off the mainland coast in Hecate
Strait and stretch southward off the west side of Vancouver Island.
The front will gradually weaken by this evening. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies ahead of the front shift to moderate
Westerlies behind it.

Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.

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