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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 August 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this afternoon then veering to south 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Friday morning.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms this morning changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 August 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 August 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 August 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 6 August 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located on a line north-south over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 6 August 2020 A trough of low pressure will move onto Bowie this evening
Then cross the North Coast Friday morning. Strong to locally gale
force southerly winds will develop ahead of the trough.

Westerly marginal gales will develop over Eastern and Central Juan de
Fuca Strait this morning then ease in the evening.

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