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Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 November 2019

'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 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located near Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 17 November 2019 A Pacific front over Central Vancouver Island will cross the South
Coast mainland and depart the region this morning. Southerly gales
will ease this morning as the front departs the region. Westerly
gales will develop through the eastern sections of Juan de Fuca this
afternoon.

A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will cross through the
northern and central coasts this morning. Gale force westerly winds
over northern and central waters will ease this afternoon.

A low pressure system will move into Explorer on Monday bringing east
to southeast gales.

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