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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight. Rain Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 4 to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 in the morning and to south 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2020

'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 PDT 21 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday intensifying frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 21 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system will approach Bowie late today and Haida
Gwaii on Tuesday. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to gale force
southeasterly over Bowie this evening and over the northern waters
Tuesday morning and the central waters Tuesday afternoon.

As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie Tuesday evening in the wake of the system.

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