Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 Monday morning then becoming southeast 15 Monday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening cold front from low located on
a line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system over Bowie will move into northern waters and
its associated cold front will advance towards the northern and
central waters tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to strong to moderate
westerly winds in the wake of the front. The low and its cold front
will dissipate through the day on Monday.

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