Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Saturday morning and to east 40 to 50 late Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon and to east 20 early Saturday evening. Wind increasing to north 20 to 30 late Saturday evening.

Rain beginning late overnight and ending early Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 3 late Saturday morning then subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 993 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.

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