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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2023

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening then veering to northerly 20 to 30 Friday evening except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet.

Periods of rain ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 in the morning then diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.
Monday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2023

'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 PST 26 January 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located north of Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over Queen Charlotte Sound.

By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 26 January 2023 A trough will approach from the north and track across the marine
regions today and tomorrow. Meanwhile, a very strong ridge of high
pressure will build into Interior British Columbia in the coming
days. Strong to gale force northerly winds will develop between these
two features, beginning in southern waters on Friday and spreading
north Friday night into Saturday.

Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop in the coastal inlets
on Friday evening and are expected to strengthen to gale to storm
force outflow on Saturday as the ridge of high pressure builds over
the interior.

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