Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeasterly 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight.

Rain beginning overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon then building to 3 to 5 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 20 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 27 January 2015 Winds will become strong to gale force southeasterly over Bowie
This evening as a frontal system approaches from the west. The system
will slowly Progress towards the northern waters and eventually
spread southerly gales to the region Wednesday.

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