Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to east 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 after midnight then diminishing to south 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon then building to 5 to 7 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 11:33 AM PST 07 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 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1003 mb located west of Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday low 1005 mb located over northwestern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:38 AM PST 7 February 2016 A frontal system on a line northeast-southwest near Haida Gwaii will
slowly migrate northwestward to reach Northern Bowie by Monday
morning and the Alaskan Panhandle by Monday afternoon. Gale to storm
force southerly or southeasterly winds will prevail over most
northern and central waters through Monday.

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