Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots this evening then backing to east 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

A few showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Strait of Georgia.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A cold front will approach the BC coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the
front, gale to marginal storm force southeasterlies are forecast
For offshore, northern, and central waters beginning Tuesday
Morning. The strong southeasterly winds will persist into the
evening.

In the wake of the front, gale force westerlies are expected over
portions of Bowie and Explorer.

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