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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening and to southerly 25 late this evening. Wind southwest 20 to 30 Thursday.

Rain changing to showers this evening. Risk of thunderstorms tonight and Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 metres building to 7 early this morning then subsiding to 6 late this afternoon. Seas building to 7 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 11 December 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PST 11 December 2019 A frontal system moving through the northern and central waters and
southern offshore waters today will cross the mainland coast this
evening.

Widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front today with near hurricane force southeasterlies possible
near the headlands of North Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to
strong southwesterlies behind the front.

A trough will move through Bowie Thursday afternoon generating gale
force southwesterlies as it passes.

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