Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 40 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight and to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Sunday.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 January 2015

'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 PM PST 24 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 978 mb located over northern

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over the Central Coast
extending southwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 24 January 2015 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will continue tracking
towards the Alaskan Panhandle tonight. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies over central and northern waters will gradually ease
to moderate to strong tonight.

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