Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 this evening.

Chance of showers beginning this morning changing to periods of rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 April 2015
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape St. James.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching frontal system located on a
line north-south over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 April 2015 A ridge of high pressure in a north to south line near cape St. James
this morning will shift very slowly eastward today and Sunday to lie
through McInnes Island and Cape Scott by late Sunday evening. A
frontal system approaching from the Pacific will reach western
Bowie Saturday evening. The front will then remain over Bowie on
Sunday edging eastward only very slowly.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail over most areas east
of the ridge. Winds ease to light near the ridge and back to moderate
to strong southerly in its wake. The approaching front will bring
gale force southerlies over the northern offshore waters and off
Northwestern Haida Gwaii today and tonight.

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