Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening and to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday morning.

A few showers and chance of flurries beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2017
Sunday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 20 to 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 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 PM PST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located west of Bowie.

By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 1015 mb located south of
Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday deepening low 1020 mb located near the
Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 1013 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PST 24 February 2017 An area of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters. A
low pressure center south of Explorer will move out of the region
this evening. Another low pressure centre will develop near the
Alaska Panhandle Saturday morning. The low centre will move
Southward to Hecate Strait Saturday afternoon and then to Southern
Vancouver Island Saturday overnight.

Northern waters will see an increase to strong to gale force
northerly winds Saturday morning. These winds will spread southwards
Saturday afternoon, giving strong to gale force northerly winds to
most BC waters.

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