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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this evening then becoming northeast 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 this evening and to 2 early Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots.

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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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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 September 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 4:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing warm front located north
of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating cold front located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 28 September 2020 A warm front will cross Bowie tonight and Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale force easterly winds will develop over Bowie.
The associated cold front will approach Bowie late Tuesday afternoon.
Southeasterly gales will develop over the northern offshore waters
Tuesday evening then spread to central and northern coastal waters
Tuesday after midnight.

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