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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to northwest 30 to 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday morning and to northwest 15 near noon Saturday.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon. Rain Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon then building to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30.

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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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019

'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 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to the BC Central Coast
today. The trough will extend southwards towards the BC South Coast
by Saturday morning.

Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore waters
tonight as the behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today.

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