Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this morning except east 20 to 30 west of Langara Island. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 30 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening and to southwest 10 to 20 Thursday morning.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2017

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening and to 1 Thursday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres building to 4 late this afternoon then subsiding to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2017

'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 AM PDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 989 mb located 60 miles southwest
of Langara.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 998 mb located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 26 April 2017 A 990 millibar low off Langara this morning will move slowly
northward to lie off the Alaska Panhandle this afternoon.

As the low crosses Dixon Entrance today, gale force south or
southeast winds will affect Hecate Strait and parts of Dixon
Entrance. A large area of gale force westerlies will follow the low
off the west coast of Haida Gwaii. Winds will ease below gale
Force this evening as the low continues to weaken and pull
Northward.

On Thursday, a ridge of high pressure will build over the offshore
waters and will cause winds to veer to moderate to strong northwest
over the South Coast while winds remain mostly light to moderate
elsewhere.

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