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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon except southeast 35 near the coast this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning and to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 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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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 984 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 984 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PST 27 November 2021 A frontal system will cross the North Coast this afternoon and the
South Coast tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds over the
northern and central waters will ease to strong to gale force
southerlies behind the system. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds over the southern waters will ease to moderate tonight.

A low will pass north of Bowie this morning leading to gale to storm
force southwesterly winds for waters west of Haida Gwaii through this
evening.

A trough of low pressure trailing this low will sweep through
northern waters from northwest to southeast tonight. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies over northern and central waters will precede
this trough.

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