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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 early this evening then backing to northwest 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to south 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending overnight. Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming easterly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 November 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 PM PST 24 November 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 993 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1008 mb located over the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 24 November 2020 A low pressure system will cross Haida Gwaii tonight and reach the
Central Coast by Wednesday morning. The system will then gradually
dissipate on Wednesday afternoon as it moves to west of Tofino. Gale
to storm force westerly winds over northern and central offshore
waters tonight will spread to southern offshore waters on Wednesday
morning.

A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters on
Wednesday afternoon. The system will move southward across northern
waters Wednesday night then the central waters on Thursday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southerly winds will develop over northern
waters Wednesday night. The winds will spread to central and southern
waters on Thursday.

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