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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots early this morning and to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 overnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon then becoming southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon then backing to south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022

'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 4:00 AM PST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 18 January 2022 A warm front will approach the northern offshore waters and produce
strong to gale force southeast winds to the area beginning this
evening. By Wednesday afternoon the warm front will lie over Hecate
Strait and be producing southeast gales and up to storm force for
North Hecate Strait and East Dixon.

Another frontal system lies just west of Explorer late Thursday
afternoon. Ahead of the front southerly gales will develop.

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