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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 early this afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 near midnight then backing to southeast 35 to 45 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday departing low located north of Haida

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday trough from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 24 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will move through the North Coast this
morning and depart the region this afternoon. The trough will
generate strong to gale force southerly winds over parts of the
central and northern coastal waters.

Another low pressure system will pass through the offshore waters
tonight then through the northern coastal waters on Saturday.
Gale force southerly winds will prevail ahead of the low affecting
northern waters, central waters, and marine regions adjacent to
Northern Vancouver Island. The winds will become strong to gale force
southwesterlies in the wake of the low.

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