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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 March 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots except northeast 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 early this evening except northeast 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming south 15 early Monday morning then diminishing to light Monday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 1:33 PM PST 07 March 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 10:30 AM PST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 988 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.

At midnight PST tonight trough located over southern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located over southern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 7 March 2021 A 988 MB low just southwest of Bowie will slowly track south,
remaining far offshore. By Monday morning, the low will lie
Southwest of Explorer. A trough rotating around the low will move
northward to lie west of Vancouver Island overnight. The trough will
weaken as it moves into Queen Charlotte Sound on Monday.

Gale force east or southeasterly winds over the offshore waters will
ease tonight as the low drifts away.

Strong southwest winds west of Vancouver Island will back to
southeast this evening and rise to gale force early Monday morning as
the trough approaches.

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