Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light Friday evening.

Chance of showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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