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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday morning then becoming west 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending Tuesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening. Rain Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres building to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 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 AM PDT 27 September 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 982 mb located 90 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located over Prince
Rupert.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 26 September 2021 A deep area of low pressure will cross northern offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii by midday Monday. The low will then
weaken as it slowly makes its way towards Prince Rupert Monday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies are occurring over
Most waters. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over the
offshore waters as the low passes.

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