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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots except southeast 45 to 55 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to west 15 early this morning and to light late this morning. Wind increasing to north 5 to 15 this evening then backing to northwest 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 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

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 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 AM PDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 17 September 2019 A frontal system over the South Coast will exit the region this
morning. Ahead of the front, southeast gales over the South Coast
will ease this morning.

The associated low centre off Haida Gwaii will move southwards today
and track south of Explorer tonight. Gales around the low over
northern waters will ease this morning.

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