Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Showers ending early this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 17 October 2018 A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters on
Thursday. Southeast gales will develop in Bowie Thursday afternoon
and to the west of Haida Gwaii Thursday evening.

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