Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early this evening then veering to northwest 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018
Wednesday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 23 April 2018 A frontal system is currently over Hecate Strait. Gale force
southerly winds will continue until early evening. The winds will
become moderate southwesterlies this evening as the system weakens.

A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound again Tuesday morning.

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