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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 near the mainland inlets this morning and northeasterly outflow 30 near the mainland inlets tonight. Wind becoming northeast 15 to 25 overnight except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near the mainland inlets. Wind northeast 15 to 25 except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near the mainland inlets Friday.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2022

'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 PST 1 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 998 mb located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PST 1 December 2022 In the wake of a low, gale force northerlies over Explorer will ease
this morning.

Gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets will ease today
as a ridge weakens over the BC Interior, and redevelop on Friday when
the ridge rebuilds.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across Bowie
tonight and Explorer on Friday. Ahead of the low, southerly gales
will develop off the west coast of Haida Gwaii this afternoon and
spread to central and southern waters overnight. On Friday morning,
southeast gales west of Vancouver Island will increase to storm
Force as the low approaches.

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