Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming easterly 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming southerly 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 25 to 35 early Monday morning then becoming easterly 30 to 40 late Monday morning.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PST 01 February 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 4:00 PM PST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line east-west
over Langara.
By midnight PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located north
of Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PST Monday cold front located on a line east-west over
northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PST 1 February 2015 A cold front lying in an east to west line near Langara Island
This afternoon will move northward and stall over Dixon Entrance
This evening.

Easterly gales north of the front will ease to moderate to strong
southerlies in its wake. Gale force northeast outflow winds through
North Coast mainland inlets will continue tonight and Monday.

A second low will pass over Haida Gwaii on Monday with
A front stretching to the southeast. Southeast gales ahead of the
front will ease to moderate to strong southwest winds in its wake.

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