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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 15 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Flurries or showers becoming showers near midnight and ending Wednesday morning. Rain Wednesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 knots becoming southwesterly inflow 15 late in the day.
Saturday 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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 7 February 2023 A 1002 millibar low will approach the mainland North Coast this
evening. Local storm force westerlies can be expected
South of the low. Gale force outflow can be expected near midday
Near Portland Inlet. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
Westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

A new Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday. The front
will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
Offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.
Hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over Northern Vancouver
Island late Wednesday evening.

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