Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 February 2017

'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 PM PST 23 February 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.

At 7:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 23 February 2017 An area of high pressure will slowly build west of the offshore
waters through the period. A trough of low pressure will develop
along the mainland coast this evening and deepen overnight with a low
pressure center forming west of Tofino by early Friday morning. The
low will drift southwards during the day on Friday.

A short period of strong to gale force outflow winds will occur along
the North Coast tonight and the Central Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force northerly winds will also occur over the offshore
waters overnight and Friday.

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