West Coast Vancouver Island North


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 50 to 60 Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 early Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 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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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 5:25 PM PDT 23 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 996 mb located 30 miles west of Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening low 998 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 973 mb located over southwestern
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 980 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016 A low off Langara Island late this afternoon will move off to the
west this evening while weakening.

East to southeast gales to 45 knots near the low will ease later
today and this evening.

A stronger low moving northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
Monday evening.
Winds will rise to storm force east to southeast ahead of the low.

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