Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming southerly 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait in the afternoons.

Over the North Coast, a frontal system will move inland near
Noon today. A second frontal system will approach offshore waters
tonight and the cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Monday evening.
Strong southeasterlies shift to strong southwesterlies in the wake
Of the first system. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
redevelop ahead of the second system.

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