Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots early this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 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 4:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Mainland Coast.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front 200 km west of the offshore waters will move east to lie
Over the offshore waters by Sunday morning and over Haida Gwaii by
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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