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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to south 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 Saturday morning and to northwesterly 30 to 40 Saturday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming east 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind east 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 22 January 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie early Saturday morning will approach
Haida Gwaii on Saturday. Ahead of the system, winds will increase to
strong to gale force southerly over the central and northern waters
later Saturday afternoon. Winds will become strong to gale force
northwesterly in the wake of the system on Saturday afternoon.

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