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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 November 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming northwest 20 early Sunday evening.

Showers ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 after midnight and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots veering to northerly 35 to 45.

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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 00:06 AM PST 27 November 2022

'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 26 November 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing frontal system located over
Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
northwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Sunday departing trough located over the South
Coast extending northwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 26 November 2022 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island continues to track
southward into Washington state tonight. Ahead of the front,
southwesterly gales prevail off the west coast of Vancouver Island
and Southern Strait of Georgia. Behind the front, northwest gales
over northern and central waters will spread along Vancouver Island
and into Juan de Fuca Strait as westerlies this evening.

A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will track southward and
maintain the northwesterly gales over the offshore waters on Sunday.

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