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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight except southeast 45 to 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 13 November 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 PM PST 13 November 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By midnight PST tonight departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 13 November 2019 A Pacific front will cross the offshore waters tonight. The system
will then move southward to lie over the Central Coast by Thursday
afternoon and reach Central Vancouver Island by Friday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue over most
northern and central waters tonight and Thursday ahead of the front.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
waters Thursday night.

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