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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then backing to westerly 10 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southerly 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday then increasing to southerly 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending this evening. Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight and to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming east 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020

'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 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1001 mb located over Hecate Strait.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located
west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:05 AM PST 24 November 2020 A trailing cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island
this morning. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will
develop over South Coast waters later this morning and shift to
strong to gale force westerly in its wake.

The associated low over the Gulf of Alaska will track southwards
across Haida Gwaii this evening. Storm force westerlies in its
Wake will generate seas 10 to 13 metres over Bowie late this evening
then spread to west coast Haida Gwaii and Dixon Entrance West
overnight. Seas will build to 8 to 10 metres over central waters on
Tuesday morning and to 6 to 8 metres over west coast Vancouver Island
on Tuesday afternoon.

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