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Dixon Entrance West

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight and to southeast 20 to 30 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 early Sunday afternoon.

Rain Sunday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2019

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2019
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PST 14 December 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 10:30 AM PST 14 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday warm front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PST 14 December 2019 A frontal system over the offshore waters will gradually approach the
North Coast. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to gale
Force southeasterly over the northern and central waters on Sunday.
Gale force southeasterlies will reach waters near Northern Vancouver
Island late Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening.

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