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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 February 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 Friday morning and to westerly 10 to 20 early Friday evening.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 February 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 9:30 PM PST 20 February 2020 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Friday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 20 February 2020 A Pacific front across Dixon Entrance West and Southern Bowie this
evening will move across the North Coast overnight and then across
central waters early Friday. Over central and northern waters,
southerly gales will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in
the wake of the front. Winds will ease later on Friday.

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