Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20 this evening then backing to northeast 20 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet.

A few showers ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Monday morning and to 1 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 knots.
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 45 to 55 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 04 December 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 4 December 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening low 1018 mb located southwest
of Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday quasi-stationary high located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 4 December 2016 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie is slowly moving southward.
Gale force westerly or northwesterly winds will continue over parts
of central and northern waters tonight.The gale force winds will
spread to southern offshore waters on Monday.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the British Columbia
Interior on Monday. This system in combination with a low pressure
system over the British Columbia waters will produce gale force
outflow winds through the mainland inlets.

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