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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday evening.

Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 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 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching cold front located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 19 November 2019 A building ridge of high pressure over Bowie is producing strong to
gale force northwesterly winds over most central and southern waters.
These winds will ease tonight as the ridge weakens.

A cold front will approach the offshore waters Wednesday afternoon.
Southerly gales will develop in advance of the front late Wednesday.

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