Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 December 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 early Friday morning then diminishing to west 15 Friday afternoon. Wind backing to south 15 Friday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 December 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 December 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 14 December 2017 A frontal system over Hecate Strait will weaken as it approaches the
Central Coast this afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies over the northern coastal waters will shift to strong
westerlies early this afternoon. Over Northern Bowie, marginal gale
southwest winds will prevail through Friday morning.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the central offshore waters
tonight. Gale force northwest winds will develop off the west coast
of Vancouver Island on Friday.

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