Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 May 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming south 15 late overnight then veering to west 20 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late Tuesday afternoon.

Rain ending late Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this evening then building to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 May 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 22 May 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott extending
southwestward.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located over central
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Prince Rupert
extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM PDT 22 May 2017 A stalled frontal system in a northeast to southwest line from Prince
Rupert to Southern Bowie will remain in place through this evening.

The front will eventually move across the BC coast on
Tuesday, pushed by a strong upper trough. A strong ridge of high
pressure will rebuild in the wake of the front and generate gale to
locally storm force northwesterly winds over the BC waters on
Tuesday.

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