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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15 late this afternoon then increasing to east 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 September 2020

'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 PM PDT 28 September 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing warm front located north
of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating cold front located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 28 September 2020 A warm front will cross Bowie tonight and Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale force easterly winds will develop over Bowie.
The associated cold front will approach Bowie late Tuesday afternoon.
Southeasterly gales will develop over the northern offshore waters
Tuesday evening then spread to central and northern coastal waters
Tuesday after midnight.

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