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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 to 30 tonight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Friday.

Rain ending this evening. Scattered showers overnight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 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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Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
southeastern Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 23 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure building over offshore waters tonight will
shift eastward to lie just west of Haida Gwaii on Friday afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds developing ahead of the ridge will rise to
northwest gales over waters west of Vancouver Island on Friday
evening.

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