Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will continue to build over Cape Scott
today, with light to moderate northwesterlies prevailing east of the
ridge.

An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Gale force southerlies over
Bowie will spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii today, and reach
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait this evening.
Additionally, winds will approach marginal storm force over Dixon
Entrance West this evening.

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