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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening then becoming southeast 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight and to southeast 40 to 50 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near noon Saturday then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Showers changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early Saturday morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Sunday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 26 November 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By noon PST Saturday departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will rise to strong to
gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.

An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for water west
Of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.

A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast on Saturday
night. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and
Central waters will precede this trough.

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