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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight and to southeast 35 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers changing to rain Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 22 October 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 22 October 2019 A developing frontal system well offshore will move into Bowie
Wednesday morning. The front will then cross Haida Gwaii late in
The day.

Over northern waters winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeast Wednesday morning then to gale to storm force southeast in
the afternoon. Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly in the
wake of the front. Over central waters winds will rise to southeast
gales Wednesday afternoon.

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