Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 5 to 15 early this evening and to southwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending Thursday morning. A few showers Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this evening then building to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northerly 15 knots backing to westerly 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 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 AM PST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Vancouver Island then to Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located from
the Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system extending from Hecate Strait to the northern
Tip of Vancouver Island will move east into the Central Coast before
dissipating this morning. A second front will move up from southwest
of Explorer to lie over Queen Charlotte Sound this afternoon. Gale
To marginal storm force winds will ease by this evening.

A ridge of high pressure anchored over BC Interior combined with
incoming frontal systems will continue to produce easterly gale force
winds through the mainland inlets. Those gale force outlow winds
Will ease through today as the gradient weakens.

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