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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 near midnight then backing to southeast 35 to 45 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Saturday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 January 2020

'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 PST 24 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday departing low located northwest of
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 5:30 a.m. PST Saturday trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday trough located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing trough located from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday departing low located northwest of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 24 January 2020 A low pressure system will pass through the offshore waters tonight
then through the northern coastal waters on Saturday. Gale force
southerly winds will prevail over most central and northern waters
ahead of the low. The winds will become strong to gale force
southwesterlies in the wake of the low.

A trough of low pressure will cross northern and central waters
Saturday night bringing gale force southerly winds to the region.

Another low pressure system will track through the northern waters on
Sunday. Ahead of the low, strong to gale force southerly winds will
develop over most northern waters. Winds will become strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

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