Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 December 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Thursday.

Rain beginning Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 December 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 December 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 13 December 2017

'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 PM PST 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM PST 13 December 2017 A frontal system will track across the northern waters on Thursday
and reach the Central Coast Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front,
gale force southeasterlies over the offshore waters will spread to
North Coast overnight. Winds will shift to strong westerlies in the
wake of the front on Thursday.

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