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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots this evening and to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021

'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 23 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 952 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 958 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 23 October 2021 A strong front associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure
system will produce gale to storm force easterly winds over the
southern offshore waters tonight. Winds will rise to storm to
hurricane force southeasterly on Sunday. Through the inner South
Coast winds will rise gale force southeasterly Sunday.

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