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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight. Wind west 20 Saturday.

Showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 3 early Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM 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 PM PDT 20 September 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the southern Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:13 PM PDT 20 September 2019 A frontal system approaching the North Coast late this afternoon will
move south to lie over the Central Coast Saturday afternoon and to
near Port Hardy by late Saturday evening.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerly winds prevail over
the northern waters this afternoon. Gale force southerlies will
spread to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island Saturday
morning. In the wake of the front, winds will shift to westerly and
ease to moderate to strong.

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