Dixon Entrance West
Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to east 30 to 40 early this morning then veering to south 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 overnight. Wind southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday.
Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Wednesday.
Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance WestIssued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located over northwestern
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:11 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And then move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning. Hurricane force southeast winds will
Occur near the headlands of West Vancouver Island North late
overnight and Tuesday morning.
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