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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 35 near Portland Inlet late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 January 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 5:56 PM PST 26 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying trough located from the
Alaska panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PST 26 January 2021 A frontal system over Explorer will gradually weaken tonight before
exiting the region Wednesday morning. Ahead of the front, gale to
storm force southeasterlies over southern waters west of Vancouver
Island will ease overnight.

In the wake of the front, a trough of low pressure will develop from
the Alaskan Panhandle to Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will
develop over Bowie early Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds will
prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coast.

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