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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots except west 10 to 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming southwest 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Friday then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening except southeast 40 to 50 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Scattered showers with a risk of thunderstorms today changing to rain Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres except 3 to 5 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Seas subsiding to 5 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming north 20 to 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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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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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 December 2022

'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 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located west of the Alaska
panhandle.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying low 990 mb located west
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 982 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 8 December 2022 A low located over the Gulf of Alaska will approach the Alaskan
Panhandle and maintain gale force westerlies over Bowie today.

On Friday, an intensifying low will move into Southwestern Explorer.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of the southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late Friday afternoon.

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