Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southerly 20 Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and early this evening. Rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 May 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 May 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 PM PDT 30 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 30 May 2016 A frontal sytem will move northeastward through Bowie tonight then
through the northern waters on Tuesday. Southeast strong to gale
force winds will develop ahead of the system. The system will weaken
Tuesday as it crosses the northern waters.

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