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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots backing to westerly 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to south 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Wednesday afternoon.

Scattered showers ending near midnight. Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30.

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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
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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 5:23 PM PST 07 February 2023

'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 PST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 7 February 2023 A 1002 millibar low will approach the mainland North Coast this
evening. Local storm force westerlies can be expected
South of the low. Gale force outflow can be expected near midday
Near Portland Inlet. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
Westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

A new Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday. The front
will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
Offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.
Hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over Northern Vancouver
Island late Wednesday evening.

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