Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 August 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 late this morning then to southeast 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to south 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of rain. Fog patches dissipating Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Haida
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PDT 21 August 2017 A frontal system will approach the northern waters today and the
associated cold front will reach Haida Gwaii tonight.
Moderate to strong southwesterlies over most northern and
Central waters will back to strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of this system. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
westerlies behind the cold front on Tuesday.
An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late Tuesday.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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