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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming west 35 to 45 after midnight then diminishing to west 20 to 30 late Thursday morning.

Rain changing to showers after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 early Thursday morning then subsiding to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2021
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 05 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 5 May 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 994 mb located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 993 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 5 May 2021 A low just southwest of Bowie offshore will move northward and stall
over Bowie tonight. Ahead of the low, southeasterly gale force
Winds will spread throughout northern, central and offshore waters
tonight.

Winds will veer to westerly gale force over Southern Bowie, southern
west coast Haida Gwaii and Queen Charlotte Sound by early Thursday
morning. Southeast gales will persist for most of the North Coast on
Thursday.

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