Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 early this morning then becoming light late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 early this evening and to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 20 to 30 near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain beginning overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon then building to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind east 25 knots veering to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over most
waters will ease.

Later today, a low pressure system will slowly move into Bowie and
remain there through Sunday. An associated front will move onto
The central BC coast Sunday morning. Ahead of the front, strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop and then shift to moderate to
strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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