Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to east 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then becoming west 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to south 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 March 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 PDT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By noon PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 27 March 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the system, gale force southerlies over the
offshore waters will spread to central and northern waters this
evening.

Marginal southerly storm force winds will develop briefly from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island this
evening. Winds will ease to strong westerlies in the wake of the
front on Tuesday.

In addition, as the frontal wave slides down the coast on Tuesday,
southeast gale force winds will develop over Northern Strait of
Georgia Tuesday morning.

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