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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 August 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 near midnight and to southeast 20 to 30 late Wednesday morning except south 10 to 15 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Showers Wednesday. Fog banks dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 3 August 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over McInnes
Island extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds will then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters tonight and Wednesday, then
push onto the Central Coast Wednesday evening.

A low offshore will spread westerly gale to Northern Bowie on
Wednesday.

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