Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 early Thursday morning then veering to west 30 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain early Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 16 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Northern Vancouver Island.
On Thursday, a frontal system will reach Bowie in the morning and
will move through the North Coast during the day, reaching the
Central Coast in the evening.

Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force westerlies through
Juan de Fuca Strait will continue tonight.

Over the North Coast, gale force southeast winds will develop ahead
of the next frontal system on Thursday and will shift to strong
West or southwesterly in its wake.

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