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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 February 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots backing to south 20 this morning then increasing to south 35 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Monday morning and to northwest 10 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Scattered showers changing to rain late this morning and ending near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning then building to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots veering to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 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 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over the
South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PST 5 February 2023 A frontal system located over Vancouver Island will weaken while
tracking inland this morning. Strong southerly winds ahead of the
system will shift to northwesterly gales in its wake.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie this afternoon. South to
southwesterly gales will develop over the northern waters today and
spread into central and southern waters tonight.

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