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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 Tuesday morning except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 35 Tuesday evening except southeast 45 near the headlands.

Rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 10 knots increasing to southeast 25.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 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 PDT 19 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:03 AM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
today. In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
northerlies Tuesday morning.

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