Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 05 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 after midnight then diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Saturday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 near noon Saturday then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 February 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 05 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 5 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight disturbance located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing disturbance located over
Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 5 February 2016 A cold front over the Lower Mainland will move to Washington state
tonight. Strong to gale force westerly winds will continue this
evening over parts of the inner south coastal waters behind the
front.

A disturbance west of Haida Gwaii will move eastward tonight and
reach Hecate Strait by early Saturday morning. Strong to gale force
westerlies will develop over parts of the central and northern waters
along the track of the disturbance.

An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds over central and northern waters late in the day
Saturday.

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