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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind north 15 to 25 Tuesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2019
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 September 2019

'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 16 September 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system off Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast
tonight. Southerly gales over the northern waters will spread to the
central and southern waters tonight. Localized storm force winds can
be expected over Hecate Strait and Dixon west this evening.

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