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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this afternoon except southeast 30 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening except northwest 10 to 20 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 after midnight except variable 5 to 15 near the Brooks Peninsula overnight and Friday morning. Wind northwest 20 to 30 Friday.

Periods of rain beginning this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections overnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
southeastern Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 23 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure building over offshore waters tonight will
shift eastward to lie just west of Haida Gwaii on Friday afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds developing ahead of the ridge will rise to
northwest gales over waters west of Vancouver Island on Friday
evening.

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