Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 March 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 after midnight.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 March 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 March 2015
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 March 2015

'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 10:30 AM PST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary ridge located over the
North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 5 March 2015 A frontal system will sweep northeastwards through the northern
waters today then move inland early this evening. Ahead of the
system, strong to gale force southwest winds will occur across the
central waters and parts of the northern waters. The winds will
weaken to moderate to strong westerly winds by this evening.

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