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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight except southeast 45 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 early Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to south 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50.

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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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 February 2021

'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 PST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located off
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PST 28 February 2021 A cold front crossing the Central Coast early this evening will reach
Northern Vancouver Island late this evening then begin to weaken.

Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the approaching cold
front will shift to northwest and ease in the wake of this front.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southwesterly over northern
offshore waters Monday afternoon ahead of the next approaching
system.

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