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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this morning and to southeast 40 to 50 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 after midnight and to southerly 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon then to showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By midnight PST tonight departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PST 13 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching the offshore waters today will
bring southeast gales to Bowie and Northwest Explorer this morning
and then to the rest of central and northern waters this afternoon.
Winds will reach storm force southeast tonight over northern sections
of the northern waters. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerly on Thursday.

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