Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening then backing to westerly 10 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind backing to southerly 10 to 20 Saturday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 April 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By midnight PDT tonight departing frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to the Washington Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 20 April 2018 A frontal system currently northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii
Will slide eastwards tonight across the north and south coasts
And into the BC Interior by early Saturday morning.

Widespread strong to gale force southerlies will continue ahead of
the front. Storm force southeast winds will develop over parts of
The central waters this evening.

Strong to gale force westerlies will develop in the wake of the
frontal system this evening and overnight then ease to generally
moderate westerly winds Saturday. Strong to gale force southerly
inflow winds will develop through Douglas Channel early Saturday
morning as the front passes.

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