Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to easterly 25 to 35 this evening and to easterly 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this morning then subsiding to 3 Thursday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots backing to northeasterly 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 11:55 AM PST 17 January 2018

'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 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today intensifying low 966 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 17 January 2018 A strong low pressure system will move over the offshore waters
tonight and remain stationary on Thursday. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will continue today across most
waters with up to hurricane force near West Coast Vancouver Island
North and the Central Coast.

In the wake of the low, the winds will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies over Bowie Thursday morning.

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