Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 January 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 near noon Saturday then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2018

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Saturday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low 997 mb located over
eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight intensifying frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening will
move eastward to the Central Coast and dissipate overnight. A
Frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight to lie
from Haida Gwaii to Vancouver Island Saturday afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will ease to
moderate to strong tonight. Gale to local storm force
Northwesterlies in the wake of the low will also ease to moderate to
strong tonight.

Gale force southeasterlies will develop offshore ahead of the
Frontal system overnight, and spread to most waters on Saturday, and
may approach storm force strength. Winds will ease to strong
southerlies behind the system.

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