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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 December 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 late this evening then diminishing to south 30 to 40 early Tuesday morning.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening and to 7 to 10 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 7 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 04 December 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 December 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At midnight PST Tuesday building ridge located over Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 4 December 2023 Gale to storm force southwesterlies will continue over northern and
central waters tonight as a low passes to the north of the region.
Winds will diminish on Tuesday as the low weakens.

Over the inner South Coast waters, strong southerlies tonight will
weaken as a frontal system over Vancouver Island makes its way across
the Strait of Georgia and into Southern BC by Tuesday morning.

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