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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 20 early this evening and to easterly 20 to 30 near midnight except northeast 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet Friday.

Showers tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 22 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At noon PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located over
Juan de Fuca Strait.

By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM PDT 22 October 2020 A frontal system will move across the northern and central waters
today producing southeasterly gale force winds from Bowie to waters
surrounding Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to strong
northeasterly overnight in Bowie and late Friday morning across
waters surrounding Northern Vancouver Island.

A trough develops west of Vancouver Island late Friday in the
Wake of the frontal system. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over Southeastern Explorer and parts of West Coast Vancouver Island
South Friday night.

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