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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening then becoming southeast 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Saturday morning then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Showers changing to rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning and to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 30 to 40.

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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

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 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 PST 26 November 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By noon PST Saturday departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will rise to strong to
gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.

An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for water west
Of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.

A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast on Saturday
night. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and
Central waters will precede this trough.

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