Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southwesterly 10 to 20 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 early Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 1007 mb located over northern
Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1011 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 23 August 2017 A weakening low will reside over Northern Bowie tonight. Strong to
gale force southerlies over Hecate Strait will ease to light winds
later tonight as the low weakens.

Marginal gale force winds can also continue through Juan de Fuca
strait tonight.

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