Dixon Entrance East
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon and to easterly 15 to 20 Saturday evening except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet.
Showers ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northern Bowie this
Morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
Strong to gale force southerlies over most northern waters will
Ease to moderate to strong west or southwest tonight.
Southeast gales will develop over central waters Saturday afternoon
as a developing low approaches Explorer from the southwest.
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