Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Sunday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 March 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 25 March 2017 A front will reach the offshore waters by early Sunday morning and
Haida Gwaii by Sunday afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will
develop this evening over offshore waters ahead of the front and
spread to northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale
To storm force southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for
areas west of Vancouver Island.

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