Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

Rain beginning late overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Thursday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:38 AM PST 29 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Bowie.

At noon PST today low 998 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 6:00 p.m. PST Monday low 1003 mb located 100 miles southwest
of Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 29 November 2015 A north to south aligned front lying over Bowie will remain
quasi-stationary today and tonight. Southerly gales will continue
over northern waters and will spread to central waters this morning.
The front will weaken later tonight.

A low pressure system southwest of Explorer will track northeastward
while weakening to lie southwest of Cape Scott by Monday evening.
Ahead of the system gale force southerly winds will develop over
southern offshore waters this morning. The gale force winds will
spread to central and northern waters tonight through Monday.

A series of low pressure systems will pass through BC waters in the
coming week. Gale to storm force winds are expected to prevail
through Thursday.

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