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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 early this evening then veering to south 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 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 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.

In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
Northerlies Tuesday morning.

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