Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 late this evening then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Monday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 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 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By midnight PDT Monday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 26 March 2017 The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Monday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

Southerly storm force winds will develop from Southern Hecate Strait
to the headlands of Vancouver Island after midnight Monday night.
Winds will ease to moderate westerlies in the wake of the front on
Tuesday.

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