Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Sunday then diminishing to west 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind west 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 13 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 9:30 PM PST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located off Bowie.
By noon PST Sunday departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM PST 13 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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