Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to east 30 to 40 early Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain beginning after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning and to 3 to 4 early Tuesday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the morning then backing to easterly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 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 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 990 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over central Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And then move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning. Hurricane force southeast winds will
Occur near the headlands of West Vancouver Island North late
overnight and Tuesday morning.

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