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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 early Wednesday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 after midnight and to 4 to 6 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 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 PST 7 December 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary flat low located over
the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2021 A cold front will cross Vancouver Island tonight, reaching the Lower
Mainland by early morning then exit the region. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will follow the frontal passage for most outer
coastal waters. These winds will persist well into Thursday.

Gale force inflow winds are expected to develop through Juan de Fuca
strait overnight, following this same cold front. These strong inflow
winds will ease late Wednesday morning.

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