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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 April 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots early this evening and to southerly 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain overnight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 April 2020

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 1 near midnight. Seas building to 2 late Wednesday morning and to 3 Wednesday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres becoming 3 early Wednesday morning building to 4 early Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 April 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming north 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots veering to easterly 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 07 April 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 7 April 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over northern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 7 April 2020 A frontal system will cross the northern waters tonight and
Wednesday producing gale force southerly winds over the region. The
winds will ease later Wednesday evening as the system weakens.

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