Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 this morning then backing to east 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016

'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 4:00 AM PST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 7 February 2016 A frontal system will stay on a line northeast-southwest near
Haida Gwaii today. The system will slowly shift northwestward
Tonight and will reach Northern Bowie by Monday morning. It
Will arrive the Gulf of Alaska by Monday afternoon. Associated with
the front, gale to storm force southerly or southeasterly winds will
prevail over most northern and central waters today through Monday.

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