Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots early this morning and to southeast 25 to 30 near noon. Wind veering to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Friday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers early this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2017
Saturday Wind westerly 15 knots backing to southerly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 17 August 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:08 AM PDT 17 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Northern Vancouver Island.
A frontal system will reach Bowie this morning and will move through
the North Coast during the day, reaching the Central Coast in the
evening.

Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast today. Moderate to strong westerlies will continue through
Juan de Fuca Strait.

Over the North Coast, gale force southeast winds will develop ahead
of the next frontal system today and will shift to strong west or
southwesterly in its wake.

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