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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwesterly 30 to 40 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Sunday then becoming light Sunday evening.

Rain or snow changing to showers or flurries overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 2021

'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 23 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 23 January 2021 A frontal system will cross northern and central waters tonight then
reach Central Vancouver Island by Sunday morning. The system will
continue moving southward to lie over the Washington state by early
Sunday afternoon. A ridge of high pressure will remain over west of
the offshore waters through Monday morning.

Ahead of the front, strong to marginal gale force southerly winds
will develop. In the wake of the front and ahead of the offshore
ridge, strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail
Over most waters through Monday morning. The winds will ease on
Monday afternoon as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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