Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 this afternoon and to south 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday morning.

Rain ending near midnight. Chance of showers beginning Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 30 to 40.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 2016

'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 10:30 AM PST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1003 mb located 180 miles west of
Langara.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:31 AM PST 8 February 2016 A low is moving into the Gulf of Alaska today.
A second powerful low will move northward while remaining west of
offshore waters on Tuesday.
Gale force south or southeast winds over northern and central
Waters will ease today as the first low moves off to the north.
Southeast gales will return on Tuesday ahead of the second low.

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