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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 near midnight then veering to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday morning.

Showers changing to rain near midnight and ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2019

'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 PDT 20 September 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 20 September 2019 A frontal system will approach the North Coast of BC today and
Move south over the Central Coast Saturday.

Ahead of the frontal system, gale force southerly winds will develop
over Bowie this morning and spread to the northern waters in the
afternoon. Gale force southerly winds will spread to the Central
Coast and Northern Vancouver Island Saturday. Winds will shift to
westerly in the wake of the front.

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