Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon and to variable 5 to 15 Monday morning.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 30 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to north 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017

'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 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will remain near the
place during the day and then weaken this evening. Marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over Bowie and west coast Haida Gwaii.
The winds will become moderate to strong westerlies this evening as
the system weakens.

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