Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 early this morning and to east 40 to 50 late this morning. Wind diminishing to east 25 to 35 early this afternoon then becoming north 25 early this evening. Wind backing to west 15 to 20 Sunday morning then to southwest 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers this evening. A few showers Sunday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres building to 4 late this morning then subsiding to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 Sunday morning and to 1 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 knots becoming south 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying low 997 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 29 April 2017 A low just west of Bowie will track across Bowie this morning to
reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force southeast over the north and central waters ahead of the
low then shift to strong to gale force westerly in its wake.

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