Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 40 knots diminishing to easterly 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 15.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 November 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 PST 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
east-west over southern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 20 November 2017 A frontal system currently west of Haida Gwaii will weaken as it
moves over Haida Gwaii tonight. A second frontal system approaching
Explorer from the southwest will move to lie over Southern Bowie by
Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force southerly winds over northern waters ahead of the first
frontal system will ease through Tuesday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters Tuesday morning and will spread to central and
northern waters Tuesday afternoon. Winds will ease behind the
Frontal system Tuesday night.

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