Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to west 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to showers near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over
southeastern BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.
By 9:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
from the Central Coast to Explorer.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over southern Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday departing low located north of
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 20 November 2018 A front stretching from Hecate Strait to Southern Explorer will
gradually re-align its stalled position and lie from the Central
Coast to Southern Explorer by this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will continue to be generated along the front.

The stalled front will re-intensify tonight as a low approaches
Vancouver Island from the south. The low will combine with the
stalled front and this combined system will move eastwards into the
inner South Coast Wednesday afternoon and into the British Columbia
Interior by Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will continue to be generated along the front.

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