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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday morning then increasing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 Monday evening.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located 50 miles west of Tofino.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over western Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low located north of Haida
Gwaii.

At 2:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will move onto Vancouver Island this
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the trough for southern waters.

Over northern waters, a trough of low pressure will bring strong to
gale force southerly winds ahead of the system and strong to gale
force westerly or northwesterly winds in its wake. Winds will subside
late overnight for all areas.

The next low pressure system will approach Explorer from the west on
Monday. Widespread gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front Monday afternoon and evening. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will occur near the West Vancouver Island headlands
late afternoon and evening.

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