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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 16 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40 near noon and to southwest 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 after midnight then becoming southwest 25 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon then backing to south 20 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 Sunday morning then subsiding to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 16 January 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 10:30 AM PST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 16 January 2021 A Pacific front over west coast Haida Gwaii late this morning will
move onto the North Coast late this afternoon. Over the north and
central waters gale to storm force southeast winds ahead of the front
will shift to strong to gale force southwest in its wake.

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