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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near noon then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain ending near noon.

Temperatures near zero.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 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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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Douglas Channel

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 March 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 987 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 996 mb located over western Queen
Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 30 March 2020 A low pressure system just west of Haida Gwaii will slowly track
southwards today. The associated frontal system of the low
Currently over Lower Mainland will depart the area this morning.

Gale force southerly winds over Strait of Georgia and gale force
westerly winds of Juan de Fuca Strait will come to an end this
morning as the front departs the area.

In the wake of the front, gale force northerly winds will develop
over the offshore waters and will persist through Tuesday as the
Low pressure system tracks southward.

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