Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming southwest 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance West - east of LangaraIssued 4:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 23 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing warm front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over Langara extending
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 962 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 993 mb located over Langara.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:30 PM PST 23 November 2020 A warm front over Hecate Strait will move onto the North Coast this
evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the front will
shift to gale to storm force westerly in its wake.
The trailing cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island
on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will
develop over South Coast waters Tuesday morning and shift to strong
to gale force westerly in its wake.
The associated low over the Gulf of Alaska will track southwards
across Haida Gwaii Tuesday evening. Storm force westerlies in its
wake will generate seas 10 to 13 metres over Bowie this evening then
spread to west coast Haida Gwaii and Dixon Entrance West overnight.
Seas will build to 8 to 10 metres over central waters on Tuesday and
to 6 to 8 metres over west coast Vancouver Island on Wednesday.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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