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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 late this afternoon and to light Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Showers ending Thursday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2022
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly 10 to 20 in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots veering to southerly 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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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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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1015 mb located over Explorer.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low 1016 mb located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PDT 10 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure is currently producing strong to
gale force northerly winds to areas in the vicinity of Haida Gwaii
and off North Vancouver Island.

The winds will ease to moderate to strong northerlies tonight.

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