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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots late overnight and to northeast 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 40 Thursday evening.

Showers this afternoon and this evening. Rain Thursday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Thursday afternoon and to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the morning then backing to southwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 40.
Sunday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line east-west over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PDT 28 October 2020 A front lying across Northern Vancouver Island and Northern Explorer
will remain nearly stationary today. Moderate northeast winds north
of the front will shift to strong southwest to the south.

On Thursday morning, the front will advance northward as a deepening
low pressure system approaches the offshore waters. By Thursday
afternoon, a 996 MB low will lie just west of Queen Charlotte Sound.
The low will cross the Central Coast and move inland Thursday night.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread to
central waters and strong to gale force northeasterlies are forecast
over northern waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds will
develop Thursday night in the wake of the low.

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