Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 this evening then diminishing to light early Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Friday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20.
Monday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying low 1004 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring strong
northwesterlies this evening over the inner South Coast and
The southern sections of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will
Ease Friday morning as the ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.

A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.

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