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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 September 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early Tuesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Friday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 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 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2021

'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 20 September 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 PM PDT 20 September 2021 A frontal system over Hecate Strait will progress to central waters
this evening, then reach the northern tip of Northern Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. The front will significantly weaken on
Tuesday and dissipate across the South Coast.

Gale to storm force southeast winds are occurring along the front
over northern and central waters. In the wake of the front, the winds
will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies. Later on Tuesday
behind the front, winds will shift to moderate northwesterlies.

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