Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 06 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 15 knots this afternoon then veering to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Wednesday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 October 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 October 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Saturday Wind south 40 to 50 knots becoming southwest 45.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 06 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 6 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 994 mb located at 46N 147W.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday deepening low 987 mb located at 48N 147W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 6 October 2015 A 994 MB low pressure system over Eastern Pacific will deepen and
expand during the next few days. The system will start to affect
BC waters on Wednesday. A series of disturbances rotating around the
big low will bring gale force southeasterly winds to most BC waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.

The system is expected to remain over Eastern Pacific during the
week. A series of intense disturbances will develop and rotate around
the system. Gale to storm force southerly winds will continue
Through Sunday as these disturbances move across BC waters.

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