Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 late overnight then veering to west 25 early Saturday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers Saturday.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Saturday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 December 2014

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PST 19 December 2014 An fairly intense Pacific frontal system will reach the outer coast
overnight and will make its way inland Saturday morning.

Widespread storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system tonight from Northern Vancouver Island northwards, with gales
expected in the far south. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake. Seas will remain high, reaching up to 8
metres off Vancouver Island and the central part of the coast with
this system.

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