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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 to 25 this morning and to northwest 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming light after midnight then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 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 AM PDT 18 August 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 18 August 2019 A low pressure trough lying through the North Coast will move
South to the Central Coast this afternoon then weaken. Strong to
marginal gale force northwest winds will affect northern waters
behind the trough.

On Monday, a low pressure will approach the Central Coast from the
west. Marginal gale force southerly winds will move to central
Waters to the south of the trough, while marginal easterly gales
Will develop north of the trough. This trough will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert with the gales persisting throughout Monday.

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