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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to westerly 30 to 40 early Sunday morning then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 early Sunday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to north 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 2019

'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 9:30 PM PST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing trough located near Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PST 16 November 2019 A Pacific front will cross central and southern waters tonight then
dissipate near the Lower Mainland Sunday morning. A trough of low
pressure will pass the offshore waters tonight then the northern and
central coastal waters on Sunday.

Gale force southerly or southwesterly winds will persist over most
areas tonight and Sunday morning. Winds will ease Sunday afternoon
as a ridge of high pressure builds behind the systems.

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