Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming south 15 to 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Monday evening.

Showers ending late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019

'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 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1002 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1005 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday deepening low 993 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 20 January 2019 An area of low pressure will pass to the northwest of Bowie today,
and moderate to strong southwesterly winds will prevail over northern
waters.

A deepening area of low pressure will approach Bowie early Monday
morning and lie to the northwest by Monday afternoon. Gale force
southerly winds will spread to the majority of coastal waters Monday
morning and intensify to gale to storm force winds that afternoon and
evening.

Far southern waters will be protected by a ridge of high pressure on
Monday, but should see an increase in southeasterly winds Monday
night as that ridge weakens.

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