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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots except west 15 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 near midnight and to northwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southerly 10 to 20 Saturday morning then increasing to southerly 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
Sunday Wind south 30 to 40 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40.

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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 27 November 2020

'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 4:00 PM PST 27 November 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located from Hecate Strait to
Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 27 November 2020 A frontal system over Cape Scott early this morning will move towards
the southeast and sweep across Vancouver Island today. Ahead of the
front, gale to storm force southerly winds have developed. Strong to
gale force westerly winds are forecast in the wake of the system.

A weak trough will approach the offshore waters from the west today.
The trough will bring strong to gale force westerly winds across
Bowie and Explorer.

A strong Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Saturday
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters.

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