Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 late Sunday morning then to northwest 35 to 45 early Sunday afternoon. Wind backing to west 25 to 35 early Sunday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this evening then building to 2 to 3 late Sunday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this evening then building to 3 to 5 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015

'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 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 29 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast on Sunday
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough on Sunday over most BC coastal waters.

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