Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southerly 15 late this evening then veering to west 15 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 late Thursday afternoon.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots veering to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southerly 15 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will track across Haida
Gwaii tonight. South of the low, strong to gale force westerlies over
offshore, central and northern waters will continue tonight. In its
wake, winds over the offshore waters will shift to gale force
northwesterly Thursday morning.

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