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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 February 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Rain changing to snow near midnight and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 in the morning then becoming southwesterly inflow 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 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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Ice Conditions

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 8 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 986 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 8 February 2023 A vigorous Pacific front continues to bring widespread gale to storm
force southeasterlies over offshore, northern and central waters.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies have developed near the
headlands of Northern Vancouver Island and will continue through till
noon on Thursday.

Another trough of low pressure crosses the offshore waters overnight
and will merge with the current Pacific front. This will cause
southeasterly gales to spread into the inner South Coast waters, and
will help maintain gale to storm force southerlies from East Dixon to
Queen Charlotte Sound and waters west of Vancouver Island through
much of Thursday.

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