Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming light Friday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 21 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii
overnight and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
Strong for most BC waters.

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