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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming easterly 20 to 30 late overnight except northeast 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind easterly 20 to 30 except northeast 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet Friday.

Showers tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 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 22 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located over
Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 p.m. PDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 22 October 2020 A frontal system will cross northern and central waters today
producing southeasterly gales from Bowie to waters surrounding
Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to strong northeasterly
overnight in Bowie and late Friday morning across waters surrounding
Northern Vancouver Island.

A trough develops west of Vancouver Island late Friday in the
Wake of the frontal system. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over Southeastern Explorer and parts of West Coast Vancouver Island
South Friday night.

A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior will intensify on Friday.
Strong to gale force northerly outflow winds will develop through the
mainland inlets of the BC coast. The winds are expected to continue
through the weekend.

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