Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming southeast 25 to 35 early Monday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating warm front located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
Weakens.

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