Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Thursday morning then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 20 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2015

'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 PM PST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are expected over the
northern coastal waters in advance of a slow moving cold front
Just west of Haida Gwaii. This front is forecast to rapidly
Weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday morning with winds
Dropping below gale force.

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