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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 January 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 early Sunday morning then increasing to westerly 25 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 late this evening and to 5 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots backing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 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 Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 January 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system over Northern Vancouver Island will move southward
to Southern Vancouver Island by Sunday morning then move out of BC
waters Sunday near noon as it continues tracking southward.

Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds will continue over
southern waters tonight and early Sunday morning ahead of the front.
Marginal gale force westerlies will prevail over most northern and
central waters Sunday and Monday in the wake of the front.

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