Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then veering to southwest 35 to 45 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 this evening and to west 10 to 20 overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 Monday morning then increasing to east 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Showers ending this morning. Rain beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016

'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 PST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located off Bowie.
By noon PST today departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line east-west
over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 14 February 2016 A low pressure system will track across Northern Bowie Sunday morning
and into the Alaskan Panhandle by the evening. Ahead of the low, gale
force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters early
Sunday morning and shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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