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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 April 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to northerly 10 to 20 knots in the morning then backing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 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
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 April 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northern Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PDT 30 April 2016 A ridge of high pressure on a north to south line over Northern
Vancouver Island will gradually dissipate Sunday. Meanwhile, a
frontal system on a north to south line over Hecate Strait will
weaken overnight. Gale force southeast winds over the far north will
slowly ease tonight as the front weakens but southeast gales will
persist through Sunday afternoon over Northern Hecate Strait and the
eastern portions of Dixon Entrance.

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