Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 February 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots backing to east 20 early Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Rain ending near midnight. Chance of showers beginning early Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 30 to 40.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 08 February 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 9:30 PM PST 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1002 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 8 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce gale force
northerly outflow winds over Howe Sound and Douglas Channel tonight
through Tuesday morning.

A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters on
Tuesday. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning by Tuesday morning.

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