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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 August 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 late Wednesday morning then diminishing to south 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 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 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located from
the North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 16 August 2022 A stationary front draped northeast to southwest over Bowie will
weaken through the day on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
Southerlies over Bowie and waters in the vicinity of Northern Haida
Gwaii will ease overnight tonight through early Wednesday morning.

A trough will develop over the South Coast through Wednesday and
Wednesday night. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later Wednesday afternoon
and continue into Thursday.

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