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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 this evening and to south 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind south 30 to 40 Sunday.

Showers changing to rain this morning then to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres except 6 over western sections overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 Sunday morning except 8 over western sections. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots backing to northeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 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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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 05:52 AM PST 06 March 2021

'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 PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently over the offshore waters will reach Haida Gwaii
late this afternoon.

Southeast gales have developed over the offshore waters. The winds
will then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the
front approaches.

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