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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25 this afternoon then to northwest 20 to 30 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 40 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2019
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 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 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located west of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low located near Seattle.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system will move into Explorer today bringing east
To southeast strong to gale force winds to the region. The low will
move across Northwestern Washington state this evening and move into
the BC Interior overnight. In the wake of the low, strong to gale
force northwest winds will develop over most central and southern
waters tonight and persist through Tuesday.

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