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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 10 to 20 Thursday morning and to southerly 20 to 30 early Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 35 to 45 Thursday evening.

Showers beginning Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 1 or less after midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019

'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 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located near Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 August 2019 A broad ridge of high pressure will build across the marine waters
tonight. Moderate to strong northwest winds are expected except gale
force winds along parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island
tonight.

A frontal system will arrive over Bowie on Thursday. The system will
Progress into the northern and central waters Thursday night.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system.

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