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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 early this morning and to south 45 to 55 near noon except northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to south 30 to 40 early this evening except northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near Portland Inlet this evening. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

Rain changing to scattered showers or flurries overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots becoming northeasterly outflow 20 to 30.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 7 December 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located over Bowie extending
southeastward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing trough from low located near
Prince Rupert.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PST 7 December 2022 A cold front over Bowie will sweep across northern and central waters
today and reach southern waters this evening.

Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island.
For waters of the inner South Coast, strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop this afternoon and persist into the
overnight period.

In the wake of the front, the low associated with the frontal system
will move from Bowie to Prince Rupert tonight, and spread gale to
storm force northwesterly winds across most of the northern and
central waters.

On Thursday, another low located over the Gulf of Alaska will
approach the Alaskan Panhandle, and maintain marginal gale to gale
force westerlies over Bowie.

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