Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 25 this afternoon then veering to northeast 10 to 20 Friday morning.

Chance of showers or flurries this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 in the morning.
Sunday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.

At 6:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 23 February 2017 An area of high pressure will slowly build west of the offshore
waters through the period. A trough of low pressure will develop
along the mainland coast later today and deepen overnight with a low
pressure center forming west of Tofino by early Friday morning. The
low will drift southwards during the day on Friday.

A short period of strong to gale force outflow winds will occur along
the North Coast tonight and the Central Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force northerly winds will also occur over the offshore
waters overnight and Friday.

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