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Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 February 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 Saturday morning and to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Showers this evening. Periods of rain Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 February 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 992 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PST today low 993 mb located near Tofino.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located off Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the North
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PST 3 February 2023 A frontal system extending from the North Coast of BC
To Northwestern Explorer is producing widespread southeasterly gales
to the east of the system, with an embedded swath of southeasterly
storms from Queen Charlotte Sound to the headlands of Vancouver
Island today. Gale force northerly outflow will persist over Howe
Sound this morning.

Winds over the west coast of Vancouver Island will increase to storm
force southeasterlies this morning as another low approaches.
Winds will also increase to southeasterly gale force across the inner
South Coast waters today.

Winds will ease on this evening, though there will be a brief
Period of southwest gales across west coast Vancouver Island - south
and the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait Friday evening in the wake of
the low.

Another frontal system will approach the BC coast Saturday morning
producing widespread gale to storm force southeasterly winds.

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