Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 31 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 30 near midnight except northeast 45 near Portland Inlet.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 00:39 AM PST 01 February 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 9:30 PM PST 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At noon PST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 31 January 2015 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will move across the
Offshore waters and reach the coast by early Sunday morning. Ahead of
the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the central and
northern waters will continue tonight. Winds will shift to strong to
gale southwesterlies in the wake of the front.

In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
near Portland Inlet and Douglas Channel through Sunday.

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