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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight and to southeast 35 to 45 late Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning near midnight changing to rain Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 late Monday morning and to 5 to 7 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southerly 40 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to southerly 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southwesterly 25 to 35 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019

'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 PM PDT 13 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 13 October 2019 A strong frontal system will approach the offshore waters this
evening and move eastward to lie over Haida Gwaii early Monday
evening. The front then continues its journey crossing the Central
Coast early Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
over northern and central waters on Monday morning and reach northern
sections of west coast Vancouver Island Monday evening. Gale force
winds will continue down the rest of Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

A second low pressure system will quickly move into outer waters
early Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds.

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