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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 November 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 early Wednesday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 late Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight. Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 9:30 PM 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 9:30 PM PST 24 November 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1001 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing low 1007 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 24 November 2020 A low pressure system has crossed Haida Gwaii and will reach the
Central Coast by Wednesday morning. The system will then gradually
dissipate late Wednesday morning as it moves to west of Tofino. Gale
force northwesterly winds over northern and central offshore waters
tonight will spread to southern offshore waters on Wednesday morning.

A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters on
Wednesday afternoon. The system will move southward across northern
waters Wednesday night then the central waters on Thursday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southerly winds will develop over northern
waters Wednesday night. The winds will spread to central and southern
waters on Thursday.

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