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Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this evening and to southwest 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind backing to southeast 30 to 40 late Saturday morning then becoming southwest 30 Saturday evening.

Showers changing to rain this evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20.
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 30 October 2020 A frontal system will move onto Bowie on Saturday morning and reach
the North Coast in the evening. Winds will rise to gale force
southerly over the central and northern waters as the front

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