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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this evening and to southeast 55 to 65 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight and to southwest 15 to 25 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers changing to rain this evening then to showers Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday morning and afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 6 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 early Wednesday morning and to 2 to 3 late Wednesday morning and to 1 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon and to southwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming east 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2020

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 28 January 2020 An intense frontal system will quickly move through the offshore
waters tonight then move through the north and Central Coast early
Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of the system. As the system nears the North Coast tonight, a
brief period of hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over
parts of the north and central waters. The associated front will move
across the South Coast through Wednesday morning resulting in gale
force southeasterlies. In the wake of the system, winds will veer to
gale to storm force southwesterlies over northern and central waters
while the southern waters will experience far weaker winds ranging
from moderate to strong.

Another system will approach the offshore waters late Wednesday
bringing gale to storm force southerlies across the northern waters
Wednesday night.

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