Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to south 45 to 55 early this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind veering to westerly 30 to 40 early Tuesday morning.

Rain changing to periods of rain late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this morning and to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots backing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning then increasing to southwest 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots increasing to east 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2018

'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 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 10 December 2018 A vigorous frontal system over the offshore waters will move
Eastward today and lie north to south from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Southern Explorer by late this afternoon. The front will progress
into the South Coast tonight then depart into the BC Interior by
Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southerly winds will spread across most northern
and central waters today and then to the South Coast tonight into
Tuesday morning. Winds will shift to widespread gale force
Westerlies after the passage of the front.

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