Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday morning then backing to south 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms Tuesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 23 October 2018 A strong north-south front will cross Haida Gwaii this morning and
the South Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front shift to strong westerlies behind it.

On Wednesday, another intense frontal system move into the offshore
waters in the morning and reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. This
system will spread storm force southeast winds across northern
Waters which will shift to gale to storm force southwesterlies
In its wake. Over southern waters, strong to gale force
southeasterlies are forecast to develop by Wednesday evening.

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