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Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 February 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeasterly 25 to 35 this morning then becoming northwest 30 to 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 late overnight and to west 10 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain ending after midnight. Rain Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 February 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:28 AM PST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Issued 04:26 AM PST 04 February 2023

'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 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Cape St. James
to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located over Vancouver
Island.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 4 February 2023 A frontal system over Explorer will track eastward today and tonight,
producing widespread gales from Dixon east to Explorer. Winds will
strengthen further to storm force later this morning from Hecate
Strait to West Vancouver Island.

Northwesterly gales will spread from west to east in the wake of the
system.

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