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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind north 15 to 25 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to south 20 to 30.

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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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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 September 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 20 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over the South Coast will gradually weaken
today and tonight as a ridge of high pressure offshore builds towards
the North Coast.

Strong to gale force northwest winds over the offshore waters will
spread to northern and central waters this morning as the ridge
builds towards the coast.

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