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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 late this evening except east 10 to 15 south of the Brooks Peninsula Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday morning and to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 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 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the west coast of Vancouver Island will move onto
the Washington coast this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Over Explorer, Queen Charlotte Sound, and west coast Vancouver Island
will ease this evening.

A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will build southward
today. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
Through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
Outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets tonight. Outflow
winds will continue through the weekend.

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