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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Rain changing to showers Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight high located southwest of the offshore
waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located west of Bowie.
By noon PST Sunday cold front located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 27 February 2021 A frontal system is over the northern waters tonight with the
associated cold front crossing Haida Gwaii early Sunday afternoon.
The cold front will then reach Northern Vancouver Island by late
Sunday evening.

Ahead of this approaching system strong to gale force south to
southwesterly winds are expected over northern waters tonight and
Sunday.

Over southern and central waters winds will rise to strong to gale
force southerly ahead of the approaching cold front Sunday. Winds
will shift to northwest and ease in the wake of this front.

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