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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to east 15 to 25 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 30 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming south 20 Sunday morning then backing to southeast 15 near noon Sunday.

Showers ending near midnight. Showers Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late this morning then subsiding to 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots backing to west 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 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 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front will sweep across offshore waters this morning then reach
Haida Gwaii late this afternoon.

Southeast gales will develop over offshore waters this morning
Then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the front
approaches.

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