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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 15 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet late this afternoon and this evening and northeasterly outflow 30 to 35 near Portland Inlet overnight and Saturday morning. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 Saturday morning except northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 near Portland Inlet.

Showers Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 06 December 2019

'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 PM PST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Saturday trough from low located from Explorer
to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 PM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure trough will remain quasi stationary across the
Explorer region to Central Coast. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver
Island will weaken to moderate to strong late this evening.

Also, high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen with gale
force outflow forecast through the Central Coast inlets tonight.

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