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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots except northeast 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 20 near midnight then veering to southeast 15 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late Sunday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain Sunday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 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 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will persist today
Then gradually weaken tonight through Sunday. Gale force
northeasterly outflow winds will continue today through the mainland
inlets of BC coasts. The northeasterly gales will reach Haro and Juan
de Fuca Strait late this morning before easing this afternoon.

The outflow winds through the northern and central mainland inlets
will weaken to strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning. Outflow
winds over the southern mainland inlets will persist through tonight
and weaken on Sunday.

A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

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