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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 01 December 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers changing to rain near noon Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 December 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 December 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.

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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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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 01 December 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 PST 1 December 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 1 December 2020 A frontal system currently stalled over Bowie will begin to move
eastwards on Wednesday afternoon, reaching Hecate Strait that
evening. For northern and central waters, gale to storm force
southerly winds will prevail ahead of this system.

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