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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 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 4:00 AM PST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PST 9 December 2019 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Monday night and weaken over Hecate Strait midday Tuesday. Ahead of
the front, gale force southerlies will develop over Bowie tonight and
spread to central and northern waters Monday morning. In its wake the
winds will shift to moderate to strong southwesterly.

On Tuesday afternoon, southeast gales will develop over Bowie as
another frontal system approaches.

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