Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 35 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southerly 40 to 50 late Monday morning then becoming southwest 40 late Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Monday evening.

Rain at times heavy beginning late overnight changing to rain early Monday afternoon and ending late Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 4 Monday morning and to 5 to 7 Monday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then backing to northerly 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2017

'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 PDT 22 October 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday deepening low 994 mb located southwest
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 991 mb located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 22 October 2017 A deepening low will approach Bowie from the southwest tonight to
reach the Alaska Panhandle as a 991 millibar low Monday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, winds will rise to southerly gales offshore
overnight, and to storm force southerlies Monday morning over the
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
westerlies in the wake of the low then ease to strong Monday
Evening. The associated front will remain over the central
Waters Monday night with southerly gales persisting.

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