Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Monday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots veering to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 knots veering to northwest 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 December 2018

'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 9:30 PM PST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 16 December 2018 The next intense frontal system will approach Explorer on Monday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will once again develop
across southern, central, and northern waters during the day on
Monday. Hurricane force winds are forecast Monday afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

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