Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight and to southwest 15 early Monday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018

'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 9:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Cape Scott tonight and
Monday. Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the
ridge.

An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Gale force southerlies over
Bowie and the west coast of Haida Gwaii will spread to Dixon Entrance
East and Northern Hecate Strait this evening. Additionally, winds
will approach marginal storm force over Dixon Entrance West this
evening.

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