Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this evening and to light early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Rain ending Thursday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 20 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 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 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed over the
northern coastal waters in advance of a slow moving cold front
approaching from the southwest. This front is forecast to rapidly
weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday morning with winds
Dropping below gale force.

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