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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 after midnight then becoming variable 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to showers early this morning. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 1 to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located from the
Central Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
southern Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 17 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale force southeast winds
as it moves through Hecate Strait and the Central Coast.

The front will progress into the South Coast later this morning.
Strongto gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as the
front sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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