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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southeast 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to east 25 late overnight and to east 15 Sunday evening.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon then to showers near midnight and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this afternoon then subsiding to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 early this afternoon and to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots backing to west 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 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 10:30 AM PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently over the offshore waters will reach Haida Gwaii
early this evening.

Southeast gales have developed over the offshore waters and will ease
this evening. The winds will continue to spread across most marine
waters tonight as the front approaches.

A 985 MB low will approach Bowie before Sunday morning. Ahead of the
low, gale force easterly or southerly winds will develop over the
offshore waters. The gale force winds will ease Sunday night as the
low drifts away from the offshore waters.

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