Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 February 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this afternoon.
The system will move eastward to Bowie by Sunday morning and will
reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern and
central waters later today through Sunday.

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