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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except southeast 40 near the headlands this morning. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to south 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2022
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the day.

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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 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 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 4:00 AM PDT 27 May 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located southwest of Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low located over Cape St. James.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 27 May 2022 A weakening low pressure centre southwest of Queen Charlotte Sound
will move northward to lie near Cape St James this afternoon.
Southeast gales along West Coast Vancouver Island North and southwest
gales over Southern Explorer will continue this morning. The
southeast gales will spread over parts of the central waters
including Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound and along the central
Coast this morning.

The low will continue to weaken tonight and a ridge of high pressure
will build over the Pacific. This will bring strong northwesterlies
for most waters on Saturday.

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