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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 November 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then backing to northeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Rain Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon and to 3 overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly 15 to 25.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located near Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PST 17 November 2019 A trough of low pressure near Prince Rupert will continue to give
marginal gale force westerly winds over northern and central
Waters today. The winds will ease later this afternoon as the system
weakens.

Westerly gales will develop through the eastern sections of Juan de
Fuca Strait this afternoon as a ridge of high pressure builds over
Explorer.

A low pressure system will move into Explorer on Monday bringing east
to southeast gales.

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