Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to westerly 5 to 15 knots Wednesday afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots backing to northerly 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
from the Central Coast to Explorer.

At midnight PST tonight low located over southwestern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over southern
Hecate Strait.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 PM PST 20 November 2018 A front stretching from the Central Coast to Southern Explorer will
combine with a low approaching from the south tonight. This combined
system will intensify the gale force southeast winds along the front
and reach peak winds of storm force southeasterlies by Wednesday
morning over waters near Northern Vancouver Island. The system will
move eastwards Wednesday with southeast winds shifting to strong
To gale force northerwesterlies for areas immediately in its wake.
The inner South Coast will see winds rise to gale force
southeasterlies Wednesday morning. As the system departs into the
BC Interior, a ridge will build Wednesday afternoon causing winds to
quickly ease below gales for all marine regions.

The next frontal system will approach the offshore waters Wednesday
night.

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