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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 this morning then becoming southwest 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon then to rain this evening. Showers Sunday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 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 AM PST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today high located southwest of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today approaching frontal system located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 27 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean has
maintained widespread strong northwest winds across most Southern BC
marine waters with marginal gales off Southwest Vancouver island
early this morning. These winds will rapidly ease to moderate this
morning.

A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Strong to
gale force southwesterly winds are expected over northern offshore
waters this evening and will spread to the North Coast tonight.

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