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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to south 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning then becoming south 20 early Wednesday afternoon.

Rain with a risk of thunderstorms late Wednesday afternoon changing to showers Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020

'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 PM PDT 22 September 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system is rapidly intensifying as it approaches
Haida Gwaii. Winds have already risen to storm force southeasterlies
over most northern waters and will do so over central waters this
evening.

Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly later this evening
over the offshore waters and by early Wednesday morning over the
central waters.

Gale force southeasterlies will continue over southern and inner
waters through Wednesday morning and into early afternoon and will
ease by later afternoon as the frontal system moves over the
mainland.

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