Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 25 early Saturday morning.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
the northern offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will build over Explorer this afternoon and
extend through the central waters tonight.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait
tonight.

North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.

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