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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 20 knots near noon and to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 late this evening then becoming west 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 Friday morning then backing to south 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers tonight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to west 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30.
Monday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 February 2024

'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 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low located over western
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the Alaska
panhandle.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday cold front located on a line east-west
over southern Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Bowie to
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 22 February 2024 Near midnight, a cold front will give a few hours of gale force
southerwesterlies to extreme northern waters.

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