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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this morning then diminishing to south 30 to 40 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this afternoon then becoming west 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind becoming southwest 25 Sunday morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind backing to south 20 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 Sunday morning then subsiding to 6 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By noon PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 AM PST 16 January 2021 Another Pacific front is moving across the offshore waters this
morning.

Over northern waters, strong to gale force southeast winds have
developed and will rise to gale to storm force early this morning
with the approach of the frontal system.

Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
this morning.

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