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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early Thursday morning.

Rain changing to flurries or showers overnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2022
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots becoming north 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 2022

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located from Prince
Rupert to McInnes Island then to Tofino.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located over Haida Gwaii
extending southeastward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing trough from low located from
Prince Rupert to McInnes Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PST 7 December 2022 A cold front extending from Prince Rupert to Tofino will continue to
move eastward and into interior BC tonight.

Ahead of the front gale to storm force winds have developed over
eastern sections of central waters as well as waters south of Tofino.
For waters of the inner South Coast, gale force southeasterlies will
persist into the overnight period.

In the wake of the front, the low associated with the frontal system
will move from Haida Gwaii to Prince Rupert tonight, and spread gale
to storm force northwesterly winds across most of the northern and
central waters.

On Thursday, another low located over the Gulf of Alaska will
approach the Alaskan Panhandle and maintain gale force westerlies
over Bowie.

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