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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 15 this morning and to light near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 this evening then backing to west 15 Wednesday morning.

Rain ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 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 PDT 17 September 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 17 September 2019 A frontal system over the South Coast will exit the region this
morning. Ahead of the front, southeast gales over the South Coast
will ease this morning.

The associated low centre off Haida Gwaii will move southwards today
and track south of Explorer tonight. Gales around the low over
northern waters will ease this morning.

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