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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening. Wind becoming east 15 after midnight then increasing to east 15 to 25 Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain this afternoon tonight and Monday. Risk of thunderstorms overnight and Monday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 979 mb located 360 miles west of Cape
St. James.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday low 986 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 26 September 2021 A deep area of low pressure will approach central offshore waters
today and reach Haida Gwaii by midday Monday. The low will then
weaken as it slowly makes its way towards the Alaskan Panhandle
Monday afternoon. Ahead of the low, strong to gale force southerlies
will spread to most waters by this afternoon. Gale force
southwesterlies are forecast south of the low. Gale force
northwesterlies will develop over the offshore waters as
The low passes.

A ridge of high pressure will approach Pacific coastal waters on
Monday, prolonging strong to gale force northwesterlies through
Monday night.

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