Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 September 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight and to west 10 to 15 early Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 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 PDT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 20 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii by
Thursday night and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
strong for most BC waters.

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