Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers ending early this morning. Rain beginning near noon Tuesday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 overnight and to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 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 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 970 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 978 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This evening and over Northern Explorer on Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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