Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain ending late this morning. Periods of rain beginning this evening. Fog patches forming late this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A stalled cold front will continue to generate strong to gale force
southeasterly winds along the North and Central Coasts as well as
near the North Coast of Vancouver Island today. This front is
forecast to weaken through the afternoon.

Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.

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