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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 late this afternoon and to westerly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 25 Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 early this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind west 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 23 October 2019 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will move across the North Coast
this evening and remain nearly stationary across the central waters
overnight and Thursday.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southeasterlies over
northern waters will rise to gale to storm force this afternoon.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly in its wake then to
light to moderate tonight.

Over central waters winds will rise to southeast gales this afternoon
and then remain strong to gale force southerly tonight through
Thursday.

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