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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots except northwest 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located off the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM PST 23 January 2017 A building ridge of high pressure off the Central Coast will settle
over Vancouver Island on Tuesday, bringing mostly light to moderate
winds over the coast except for local strong northwesterlies off the
west coast of Vancouver Island tonight.

A frontal system will be approaching the northern offshore waters
tonight and Tuesday, leading to strong to gale force southeasterlies
developing over the far north.

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