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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming west 15 early this evening. Wind backing to south 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning.

Rain changing to showers late this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 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 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 20 January 2022 A weakened frontal system over Vancouver Island will depart the South
Coast to the east this morning. In the wake of the system, gale force
westerlies will develop through Juan de Fuca Strait this morning and
continue into this evening before easing.

A trough over offshore waters this morning is maintaining widespread
strong to gale force westerlies across most outer and offshore
waters. The trough will rapidly weaken through the day and the
westerlies will ease to generally moderate speeds by this afternoon.

Another frontal system will stall just west of Bowie tonight and
Friday. During this period, southerly gales will develop across
Bowie and parts of the northern waters.

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