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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southerly 35 to 45 near noon Wednesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming west 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 March 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 10:30 AM PST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PST 2 March 2021 A cold front tracking across Queen Charlotte Sound this morning will
slide south to lie over North Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales have developed over the northern
and central waters. In its wake, winds will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies which will ease tonight.

A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters on
Wednesday. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southwesterly
winds will develop over the central waters and North Vancouver
Island.

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