Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to south 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late this evening then becoming south 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

A few showers changing to rain this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 Friday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly 15 knots backing to westerly 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southerly 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 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 4:00 AM PST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
southern Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing frontal system located over
southern Explorer.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday building frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 23 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken through today as it moves south.

Another approaching frontal system will track toward the offshore
waters Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday afternoon then spread to central and
southern waters Friday morning.

Yet another frontal system develops west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.

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