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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming southerly 20 to 30 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon then veering to northerly 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to scattered showers Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming variable 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2024

'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 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over southeastern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 16 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move into Bowie tonight. Strong
to gale force southeasterly winds will develop ahead of the low,
while strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected in its
wake during the overnight to early Wednesday morning period.

Late Wednesday afternoon, strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
Southeastern Explorer.

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