Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 near noon Thursday.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this afternoon then subsiding to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 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 4:00 AM PST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed across Bowie
and west coast Haida Gwaii in advance of a slow moving frontal system
approaching from the southwest. These winds will eventually spread to
the northern coastal waters this morning. The front is forecast to
rapidly weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday morning with winds
dropping below gale force.

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