Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming easterly 15 early this evening then backing to northerly 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light near noon Monday then becoming southerly 15 Monday evening.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening cold front from low located on
a line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system over Bowie will move into northern waters and
its associated cold front will advance towards the northern and
central waters tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to strong to moderate
westerly winds in the wake of the front. The low and its cold front
will dissipate through the day on Monday.

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