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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:05 AM PDT 30 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late this morning then diminishing to south 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Thursday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon changing to periods of drizzle near midnight and ending Thursday morning. Periods of drizzle Thursday evening. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Thursday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 05:05 AM PDT 30 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 September 2020 A cold front will approach the northern waters today. Ahead of the
front, southeasterly gales over the northern and central waters will
prevail. The front will dissipate this afternoon with winds easing to
moderate to strong southerlies.

Another frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters
late Thursday, bringing southeasterly gales to Bowie.

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