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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southerly 25 to 35 late this morning then diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southerly 20 to 30 near noon Wednesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 late this morning then building to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019
Thursday Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwesterly 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwesterly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 October 2019

'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 15 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line east-west over
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 14 October 2019 An intense frontal system just west of Haida Gwaii this evening will
move eastward across Haida Gwaii tonight then lie over an
Area stretching from Hecate Strait to Explorer on Tuesday morning.
The front will approach the South Coast Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over most
northern and central waters tonight while spreading to the outer
southern waters. These winds will reach the inner South Coast on
Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into the offshore waters early
Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern
and central waters on Tuesday.

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