Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northeast 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning then veering to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots becoming south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located 360 miles southwest
of Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening low 976 mb located 90 miles
west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 January 2017 An area of low pressure will cross the northern part of Explorer
early Tuesday morning and will track northward off the west coast of
Haida Gwaii during the day on Tuesday to lie about 90 miles west of
Langara Island by late Tuesday evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds currently over the southern
and central waters will spread northward into Hecate Strait
Overnight and Tuesday morning as the low moves northward.
Meanwhile, winds are expected to remain generally below gale force
north and west of the low's track over the central and northern
offshore waters and off the west coast of Haida Gwaii.

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