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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this evening then becoming easterly 10 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late Thursday morning then veering to south 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming south 15 Thursday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 4 Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 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 10:30 AM PST 2 December 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday approaching low located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 2 December 2020 A frontal system over the offshore waters will push towards the
mainland coast today. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will
continue into tonight ahead of this system.

On Thursday, an area of low pressure will approach central waters and
should reach Haida Gwaii by Thursday evening. Gale to storm force
southerlies are expected in the vicinity of this area of low
pressure.

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