Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 this morning and to light early this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 near midnight then backing to southwest 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers early this morning and ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this morning and to 1 Sunday morning. Seas building to 2 Sunday afternoon and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 30 knots veering to south 25.

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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 999 mb located near Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 18 November 2017 A low pressure system will develop west of Explorer this morning and
move northeastward to lie near the southern tip of Haida Gwaii late
this afternoon. An associated frontal system on a northeast to
southwest line through Northern Queen Charlotte Sound will move
slowly southwards to lie through Northern Vancouver Island by
midnight. Gale force southerly winds ahead of the front will locally
rise to storm force this afternoon near Northern Vancouver Island.

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