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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to rain near midnight then to showers Tuesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 April 2024

'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 PM PDT 22 April 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PDT 22 April 2024 A frontal band will cross the offshore waters tonight, generating
southeasterly gales. As the frontal band continues to Progress across
Hecate and Dixon east we can expect a brief period of marginal
southerly gales Tuesday morning.

Westerly gales are expected over Southern Bowie Tuesday morning as
the low pressure center lingers over Northern Bowie.

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