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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 Wednesday morning.

Showers ending this evening. Showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 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
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying trough located from the
Alaska panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PST 26 January 2021 A frontal system over Explorer will gradually weaken tonight before
exiting the region Wednesday morning. Ahead of the front, gale to
storm force southeasterlies over southern waters west of Vancouver
Island will ease overnight.

In the wake of the front, a trough of low pressure will develop from
the Alaskan Panhandle to Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will
develop over Bowie early Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds will
prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coast.

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