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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening and to southeast 45 to 55 late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 50 to 60 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 overnight. Wind becoming southwest 35 near noon Wednesday then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain this evening then to showers Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 early this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas building to 6 to 8 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind southerly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 35 in the morning and to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located near Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located near the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 28 January 2020 A low pressure center near Explorer will continue to spread
northwesterlies to Southern Explorer this morning.

Another intense frontal system will track across the offshore waters
this afternoon and onto the North Coast overnight. Ahead of the
system, storm force southeasterlies will develop over the northern
and central waters late today. A short period of hurricane force
southeasterlies is expected over the North Coast overnight. In its
wake, winds will veer to gale to storm force southwesterlies.

A third system will approach the offshore waters late Wednesday
bringing gale to storm force southerlies to the northern waters
Wednesday evening.

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