Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight then building to 2 Thursday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 late this afternoon then building to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016
Friday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 996 mb located over central
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 999 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located 1000 miles southwest of
Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 996 mb located near Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 26 October 2016 A 996 MB low over Bowie will track slowly northward and dissipate
over Northwestern Bowie this evening. A second 996 MB low will
approach Southern Explorer this afternoon.

Gales over northern sections will ease this morning. The second low
will bring southeast gales near Southern Vancouver Island this
afternoon and and to the inner straits tonight.

Gale force outflow in Howe Sound will ease this morning but remain
strong through today and tonight.

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