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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late this morning then backing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday morning and to southeast 45 Monday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight. Showers Monday afternoon changing to rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind south 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure will build onto Explorer this morning and
To the Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force
Southwesterly winds over the northern waters will ease to moderate to
strong today. Winds will become moderate to strong northwest over
The South Coast today.

A frontal system will approach Bowie tonight and the North Coast on
Monday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system over the northern waters.

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