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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light late Sunday morning then increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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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 PM PDT 21 October 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 21 October 2017 A frontal system in a north to south line over Cape Scott this
afternoon will move inland this evening, bringing gale to storm
Force southeasterlies to the central and southern waters. Winds will
shift to strong southerly in its wake, with a large area of gale
force southwesterlies developing off the outer coast and over the
offshore waters tonight, thanks to a deep low pressure centre
Passing to the north of Bowie. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerly Sunday afternoon as the low weakens over the Alaska
Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure builds over the South Coast.

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