Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 14 December 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to west 20 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 25 Friday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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 9:30 PM PST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located near
the West Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight 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 9:27 PM PST 14 December 2017 In the wake of a weakening front over Vancouver Island, a ridge of
high pressure will build over the central offshore waters tonight
And Friday. Gale force northwest winds will develop off the west
coast of Vancouver Island on Friday.

An approaching frontal system will spread gale force southwesterly
winds to Bowie Friday evening.

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