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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning and to southeast 40 to 50 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 30 to 40 early this evening then increasing to west 45 to 55 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 35 to 45 Thursday morning and to west 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Rain today tonight and Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late this afternoon and to 6 to 8 after midnight. Seas building to 7 to 10 Thursday morning then subsiding to 6 to 8 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 06:28 AM PST 24 February 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 AM PST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over southwestern BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PST 24 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island will weaken
and move over the Southwest BC Interior late this morning. As the
ridge moves eastward, a strong frontal system located just west of
the Bowie region will move eastward to lie through Hecate Strait
early this evening. Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
ahead of the front and then shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

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