Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots this evening and to north 20 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to north 25 to 30 Wednesday evening.

A few showers ending near midnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the central Alaska panhandle.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line east-west over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 19 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Alaskan Panhandle will push
southward down the coast tonight. On Wednesday, a ridge of high
pressure currently well offshore will build strongly towards the
North Coast.

On Wednesday, strong to gale force northwest winds will spread across
northern and central waters as the ridge builds towards the coast.

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