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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 45 to 55 Tuesday evening.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 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 Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Storm warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022

'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 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching low 990 mb located northwest
of Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over Northern Interior BC will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets. Outflow winds will gradually strengthen on Tuesday
and reach gale to storm force Tuesday evening.

An intensifying low moving into Northern Bowie Tuesday morning will
track southeastward and approach Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
Gale to storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and
central waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

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