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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 early this morning. Wind southerly 20 to 30 tonight and Friday.

Rain changing to showers early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 4 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 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 PST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By midnight PST tonight dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At midnight PST tonight low 976 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PST 14 November 2019 A Pacific front crossing the offshore this morning will cross Hecate
Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound near midday today. The front will
then dissipate over southern waters tonight. Over central and
northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds will ease to
moderate to strong southerly in the wake of the front. Another storm
will bring gale to storm force southeast winds Friday night.

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