Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 30 to 40 early Monday morning.

A few showers ending Monday morning. Rain Monday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon then building to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2017

'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 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over the southern Lower Mainland.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building frontal system located west
of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 19 November 2017 A frontal system on a northeast to southwest line through Southern
Vancouver Island will move southwards to lie through the Lower
Mainland by early this evening. A second front will move across
Haida Gwaii on Monday evening.

Gale force southerly winds will prevail ahead of the first front
And then ease to moderate westerly behind the system this afternoon.
Winds will rise to gale force southerly over Bowie by Monday
Morning ahead of the second front.

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