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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 35 to 45 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight then backing to southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending this evening. Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 10 metres subsiding to 7 to 9 late this afternoon and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming east 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 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 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1001 mb located over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PST 24 November 2020 A cold front moving southwards across Vancouver Island will continue
to spread strong to gale force southeasterly winds over southern
waters until early this afternoon. The winds will shift to strong to
gale force westerlies in wake of the front.

The associated low over the Gulf of Alaska will track southwards
across Haida Gwaii this evening. Gale to storm force westerly
Winds will continue over the offshore waters today and tonight
Behind the low. Seas 10 to 13 metres over northern offshore waters
will persist through this evening. Seas will build to 8 to 10 metres
over central waters tonight and gradually weaken on Wednesday
morning.

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