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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late overnight then veering to southwest 10 to 20 early Saturday morning.

Showers changing to rain near midnight and ending early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2019
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 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 PM PDT 20 September 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the southern Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:13 PM PDT 20 September 2019 A frontal system approaching the North Coast late this afternoon will
move south to lie over the Central Coast Saturday afternoon and to
near Port Hardy by late Saturday evening.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerly winds prevail over
the northern waters this afternoon. Gale force southerlies will
spread to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island Saturday
morning. In the wake of the front, winds will shift to westerly and
ease to moderate to strong.

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