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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late this morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeasterly 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Rain ending near noon. Scattered showers this evening. Showers Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 14 August 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 14 August 2022 A trough over Haida Gwaii will track east and lie from Hecate
Strait to Northern Vancouver Island mid morning.

As the trough moves up against a ridge of high pressure over the BC
Interior, southerly winds have risen to gale force over northern and
central waters.

Gale force winds will ease to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the
trough dissipates.

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