Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind backing to south 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon then increasing to southeast 40 early Tuesday evening. Wind increasing to southeast 50 late Tuesday evening.

A few showers ending late Tuesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning early Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 30 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 16 October 2017 A cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will move across the
South Coast tonight and early Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southerly winds over the southern waters will shift to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will rise quickly to gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system Tuesday night.

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