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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 early Friday morning.

Rain changing to showers near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system is currently over Haida Gwaii. Ahead of the
Front, southerly gales prevail over the northern waters. Local
Storm force southeasterlies are expected this evening over Northern
Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail behind the front then ease to moderate

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Southern Hecate on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday morning. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind
the front.

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