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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers or flurries changing to rain this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southwesterly inflow 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 28 January 2020 An intense frontal system will quickly move through the offshore
waters tonight then move through the north and Central Coast early
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the system. As the system nears the North Coast tonight, a
brief period of hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over
parts of the north and central waters. The associated front will move
across the South Coast through Wednesday morning resulting in gale
force southeasterlies. In the wake of the system, winds will veer to
gale to storm force southwesterlies over northern and central waters
while the southern waters will experience far weaker winds ranging
from moderate to strong.

Another system will approach the offshore waters late Wednesday
bringing gale to storm force southerlies across the northern waters
Wednesday night.

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