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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning then increasing to east 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2021

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 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 28 September 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building cold front located over western
Bowie.
By 12:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 28 September 2021 A frontal system over Western Bowie this morning will move eastward
today reaching the central waters this afternoon. The front will
continue to move eastward reaching Vancouver Island tonight.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the central
and northern waters late this afternoon as the front approaches.
Winds will become strong southwesterly in the wake of the front.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the
southern waters tonight as the front approaches.

Winds over the central and northern waters will increase again to
gale to storm force southerly on Wednesday as a low approaches Haida
Gwaii.

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