Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25 late overnight then becoming north 15 late Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 in the morning.
Sunday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2017

'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 23 February 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building high located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight deepening trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PST 23 February 2017 An area of high pressure is slowly build west of the offshore
Waters. A trough of low pressure has developed along the mainland
coast and will deepen overnight with a low pressure center forming
west of Tofino by early Friday morning. The low will drift southwards
during the day on Friday.

A short period of strong to gale force outflow winds will occur along
the North Coast tonight and the Central Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force northerly winds will also occur over the offshore and
central waters overnight and Friday.

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