West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late this morning and to southeast 30 to 40 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday morning then diminishing to south 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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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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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 07:28 AM PST 20 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line east-west
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 20 November 2017 A frontal system will approach Bowie this morning and cross the
North coastal waters today, weakening as it crosses Haida Gwaii
tonight. A second frontal system approaching Explorer from the
southwest will move to lie over Southern Bowie by Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force southerly winds will spread to northern waters today
Ahead of the first frontal system, and will ease through Tuesday
morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters Tuesday morning and will spread to central and
northern waters Tuesday afternoon. Winds will ease behind the
Frontal system Tuesday night.

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