Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 15 to 25 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday evening.

A few showers beginning late Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 11:14 PM PDT 24 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 988 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 24 April 2017 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight
Tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
develop over most BC waters on Tuesday with storm force southeast
winds expected near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver Island. In
wake of the front, gale force westerly winds are expected over parts
of Bowie and Explorer late Tuesday.

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