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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near noon except southeast 50 near Haida Gwaii this evening. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning near noon changing to showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020

'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 4:00 AM PST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PST 22 January 2020 A frontal system will move across the offshore waters this
Morning and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to local storm force southeasterlies will
develop over the offshore and central waters this morning, then
spread to northern and southern waters this afternoon. The system
will move across the North Coast tonight. Winds will ease to moderate
to strong southerlies behind it.

The trailing cold front will lie across the Central Coast Thursday
morning and move across the South Coast Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will persist ahead of the front then ease
to moderate to strong southerlies in its wake.

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