Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 11 February 2016

Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening and to south 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Friday afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 this evening and to 2 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 11 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 9:30 PM PST 11 February 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 11 February 2016 Gale to storm force southeast winds have spread to the north and
central coasts and west coast of Vancouver Island as a frontal
System concludes its trek through the region.

Winds will ease and shift to southwesterly by Friday morning as the
frontal system moves inland.

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