Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 overnight then diminishing to south 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.

A few showers changing to rain Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017

'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 AM PDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the Coast Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PDT 20 October 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii on
Saturday and weaken over the North Coast late in the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop over the offshore
waters this evening then spread to all outer waters overnight and the
inner South Coast early Saturday morning. In its wake the winds
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly.

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