Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 May 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 near midnight and to south 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 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 9:30 PM PDT 21 May 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 May 2018 A cold front over Haida Gwaii is weakening this evening. Gale force
southerlies ahead of the front over Dixon Entrance East and Hecate
Strait north will ease to strong overnight. Winds will continue to
ease Tuesday as the front dissipates and a weak ridge of high
pressure builds over BC waters.

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