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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 30 to 40 near noon Sunday then to northwest 30 to 40 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 5 to 7 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 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 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 2:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 28 November 2020 A strong Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii today
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters. The gale to storm force southerly winds will continue
tonight and on Sunday over the northern and central waters.

Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop on Sunday over the
southern waters as the system moves southward.

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