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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots increasing to southeast 50 early this afternoon then diminishing to west 35 to 45 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 50 to 60 after midnight then diminishing to west 35 to 45 Thursday morning.

Rain changing to showers this evening and ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 to 6 early this afternoon and to 6 to 8 this evening. Seas building to 10 Thursday morning then subsiding to 7 to 9 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2021

'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 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 24 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island will weaken
and move over the Southwest BC Interior later this morning. As the
ridge moves eastward, a strong frontal system will approach the North
Coast. Gale to storm force southeast winds will spread eastwards
towards the North and Central Coasts today. A shift to gale to storm
force westerlies will follow as this system passes.

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