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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to south 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to south 10 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Rain ending Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021

'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 PDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
morning.

A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and Wednesday.

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