Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light Monday evening.

A few showers and chance of flurries beginning this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1045 mb located at
50N 157W.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough from low located
from the Washington Coast to the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 26 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
1004 millibar low near the west entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait will
move southward towards Astoria today, with a trough extending
northwestward from the low remaining stationary along the BC coast.
A ridge of high pressure will persist over the B.C. Interior but
Will gradually weaken.

Widespread northerly gales over most northern waters and over most
waters off the west coast of Vancouver Island will gradually ease
today to below gale force over most areas. In addition, strong to
gale force northeast outflow winds through the northern and central
mainland inlets will ease to moderate to strong this afternoon.

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