Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwesterly 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots veering to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southerly 15 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Washington Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A cold front is moving across Vancouver Island, and winds are
Veering to strong south or southwesterlies in its wake.

Seas will build to near 9 metres over the offshore waters this
evening. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over northern
and central waters tonight as the centre of this low pressure system
making its way to Haida Gwaii.

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