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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 August 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind southerly 20 to 30 Friday.

Showers ending after midnight. Showers beginning early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2019
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 10:54 PM PDT 22 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 22 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 22 August 2019 A frontal system over Bowie will progress into the northern and
central waters tonight then cross the Central Coast into the British
Columbia Interior Friday afternoon. Gale to marginal storm force
southerly winds will continue ahead of the system and shift to strong
westerlies in its wake.

Strong to gale force westerly winds will dominate northern waters on
Friday as a trough swings into the region.

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