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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 December 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to south 25 near midnight and to south 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 35 to 45 early Friday morning then veering to south 25 to 35 near noon Friday. Wind becoming southeast 25 late Friday afternoon then increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Friday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 late overnight then subsiding to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2020
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 03 December 2020

'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 4:00 AM PST 4 December 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday low 988 mb located over northwestern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 PM PST 3 December 2020 A weakening low pressure centre off over the Alaskan Panhandle will
move inland tonight. Gale force southerlies over central and
Northern waters will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies
As the low moves off tonight.

Widespread southeast gales will redevelop Friday morning as another
frontal system moves over Haida Gwaii. Storm force winds are
Possible Friday morning for the North Coast. Winds will rise to
Storm force southerlies Friday evening as another strong low centre
moves northwards across Bowie.

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