Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon and to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 23 July 2016 A frontal system over Central Bowie will move eastward to lie
Through Haida Gwaii by this afternoon. Ahead of the front, marginal
gale force southerly winds will continue over areas near Northern
Haida Gwaii today. The winds will ease this evening as the front
weakens.

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