Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 January 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots veering to easterly 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.

A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.

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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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary low located southwest
of Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 20 January 2017 An area of low pressure will remain centred to the southwest of the
Explorer region but will drift northwestward towards Bowie during
The period. Meanwhile, an Arctic ridge of high pressure will be
building over the Northern BC Interior tonight and will persist
through the weekend.

Moderate to strong east or northeast winds will tend to veer to
East or southeast over most areas as the low shifts northwestward.
Strong to gale force northeast outflow winds will develop through
The Northern Mainland inlets as the ridge builds. Marginal gale
Force southeasterlies are possible over some of the southern and
central waters on Saturday as a weak trough approaches from the
West.

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