Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this morning then veering to north 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to north 25 overnight and to north 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

A few showers and chance of flurries ending this evening. A few showers beginning Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 this morning and to 5 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 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 4:00 AM PST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1044 mb located at
50N 155W.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today deepening low 1018 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing low 1002 mb located off the
Washington Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PST 25 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
low pressure centre will develop near the Alaska Panhandle this
morning. The low will deepen as it moves southeastward along the
coast today, deepening to about 1008 millibars as it reaches Cape
Scott evening and to 1002 millibars by Sunday morning as it moves
southward off the Washington coast.

Widespread northerly gales will develop over most northern waters
this morning and will spread to the waters off the west coast of
Vancouver Island tonight. In addition, strong to gale force
Northeast outflow winds will develop through the Northern Mainland
inlets tonight.

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