Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 this morning then becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 after midnight then 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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 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 4:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located 100 miles northwest
of Prince Rupert.

At 8:00 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 3:45 AM PDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure centre northwest of Prince Rupert will to slowly move
northward and weaken this morning. Gale force westerlies will
Persist early morning over Dixon before easing later this morning.

A new front will approach the coast tonight. The front will reach
outer waters by early Sunday morning and Haida Gwaii by Sunday
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop this evening over
outer waters. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop early
Sunday morning for areas including both central and northern
Waters as well as West Vancouver Island.

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