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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind becoming west 30 Thursday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Thursday evening.

Rain overnight Thursday morning and Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this morning and to 3 to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2019
Friday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to west 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 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 20 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 AM PST 20 November 2019 A cold front well offshore will move across Bowie tonight then
Across the North and Central Coasts on Thursday. Southeast gales will
develop over Bowie this afternoon then over central and northern
waters later tonight. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
westerly in the wake of the front. Southerly gales are forecast to
develop again west of Haida Gwaii in advance of another Pacific front
late Thursday.

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