Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 10 knots except north 20 west of Langara Island. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 27 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is producing strong
to gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the coastal
mainland inlets. Outflow winds through Howe Sound and the Fraser
Valley will also strengthen to gale force later this evening.

A low pressure system over the Washington coast will continue to
drift southward tonight. To the north of the low, a band of gale
force northeasterly winds has developed over the central waters and
Explorer. These winds will gradually diminish tonight as the low
departs.

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