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Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this afternoon then becoming north 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to north 20 to 30 after midnight then becoming north 25 to 35 Saturday morning.

Flurries or scattered showers becoming scattered showers late this morning and ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 late this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 late in the day.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022

'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 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low 982 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 9 December 2022 A low will move into Southwestern Explorer this morning where it will
remain and intensify through Saturday.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of the southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late this afternoon. Behind the low, over the offshore
waters, strong gale force northerly winds will occur on Saturday.

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