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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots this afternoon and to east 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming south 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening and ending Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 06:15 AM PDT 19 August 2019

'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 PDT 19 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

At noon PDT today trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure will move to lie over Southern Bowie this
morning and then swing northward toward Prince Rupert this evening.
Strong southerlies will develop south of the trough and rise to gale
force late in the day. Strong to gale force easterlies will develop
north of the trough.

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