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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.

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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 Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 October 2019

'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 PM PDT 15 October 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located on
a line north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line east-west
over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over western
Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located on
a line north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 15 October 2019 A frontal system stretching over Vancouver Island will remain
stationary tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
prevail the inner South Coast waters tonight.

A trough near Haida Gwaii late this afternoon will depart the area
this evening. The trough will generate strong to gale force southerly
winds to most northern waters this evening.

Another front will cross the offshore waters this evening and
approach the northern and central mainland coasts overnight then move
through the South Coast on Wednesday. Gale force southeast winds will
be generated by the front.

On Wednesday, another frontal system will cross into central and
northern waters bringing southerly gales.

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