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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 Friday morning.

Rain changing to showers near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Langara then to Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system will approach the North Coast today. Ahead of the
front, southerly gales will spread over the northern waters this
morning. Local storm force southeasterlies are expected tonight over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail in the wake of the front.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Haida Gwaii on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind the
front.

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