Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to south 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 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 PDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 4 September 2015 A trough will move east across Bowie tonight then reach Haida Gwaii
Saturday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerlies over Dixon East
and Northern Hecate as the trough approaches Saturday morning.

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