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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet today and early this evening. Wind becoming northeast 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind north 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 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 4:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over western Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located southwest of Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PDT 31 March 2020 A low pressure centre over Western Queen Charlotte Sound tracking
southward will lie southwest of Tofino tonight before exiting the
region overnight. West of the low, strong to gale force
northwesterlies over Explorer will ease overnight.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
continue to give gale force outflow winds near mainland inlets of
The North and Central Coasts today before easing tonight.

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