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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to south 25 to 35 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late Monday morning and to westerly 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to scattered showers near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning then becoming west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 55 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 6:20 PM PST 05 February 2023

'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 5 February 2023 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over Washington
State.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located from the Central Coast to
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PST 5 February 2023 A trough located over the Washington state continues to track
eastward. In its wake, northwesterly gales off West Vancouver Island
and westerly marginal gales through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease
tonight.

A frontal system will move southeastward across Bowie. Ahead of this
system, southerly to southwesterly gales over northern waters will
spread into central waters tonight.

By Monday afternoon, the frontal system will reach the Central Coast
and Explorer with southwesterly gales over the central and southern
waters. For the inner South Coast, southeasterly gales will also
develop over Northern Strait of Georgia Monday afternoon.

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