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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 late this afternoon then increasing to south 35 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 60 Sunday afternoon.

Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this morning and to 4 to 6 Sunday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 October 2020
Monday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 20 to 25 knots backing to northwest 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 31 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying warm front located over
southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday warm front located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 31 October 2020 A frontal system over Southern Bowie this morning will move onto the
North Coast in the evening. Winds will rise to gale to local storm
force southerly over the central and northern waters as the front
approaches.

A warm front will approach Southern Bowie this evening and move
northwards on Sunday while intensifying. Over the central and
northern waters winds will shift to strong to gale force southerly
tonight and increase to gale to storm force Sunday afternoon.

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