West Coast Vancouver Island North

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 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

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018

'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 14 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build along a northeast to southwest
line over Northwestern Bowie.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait.

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