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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 30 late Tuesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Friday Wind southwest 10 knots increasing to southwest 15.

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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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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure off Haida Gwaii will swing northward
Toward Prince Rupert tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
Gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.

In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong to gale
force northerlies Tuesday morning.

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