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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 near noon then backing to southerly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 overnight then becoming west 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this evening then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots veering to northerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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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 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024

'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 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today dissipating ridge located on a line east-west
over southern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will swing through the northern
waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough, westerly gales
will develop. These winds will further intensify Saturday night as it
expands into central waters.

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