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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this afternoon and to southeast 45 to 55 near midnight except southeast 60 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Rain beginning early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late this afternoon and to 5 to 7 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 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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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019

'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 4:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 14 October 2019 An intense frontal system over west of the offshore waters this
morning will move eastward to lie over Haida Gwaii this evening
Then reach the Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday morning. The front will
cross the Central Coast early Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern
and central waters today. The gale force southeasterly winds will
spread to southern waters tonight and continue on Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into the offshore waters early
Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern
and central waters on Tuesday.

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