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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning and to southeast 30 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday morning and to southeast 10 to 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning early this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2023

'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 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 29 November 2023 An approaching cold front will move into Bowie this morning. The
front will evnetually lie north-south from Hecate Strait to the
Central Coast by Thursday morning where it will gradually weaken.
Winds will rise to gale force southerlies ahead of the front and
shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind it. The winds will
fall below gales Thursday as the front weakens.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie late in the day on
Thursday. Southeast gales will develop Thursday evening ahead of the
system across Bowie and Explorer.

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