Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Showers beginning early Thursday morning and ending early Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 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 PM PST 23 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 23 January 2019 An approaching low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. The associated front will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii on Thursday. Ahead of the front, southerly
gales will develop over Bowie tonight and spread to northern waters
Thursday morning.

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