Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15 early this morning then veering to south 15 to 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this afternoon tonight and Tuesday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2016
Wednesday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 July 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 25 July 2016 A ridge building over the Central Coast today and tomorrow will bring
strong to gale force northwesterlies over southern sections of the
marine region. Winds will rise to marginal gales over Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon through tonight, and over west coast Vancouver
Island and Johnstone Strait late Tuesday afternoon.

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