Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 near midnight and to southwest 30 to 40 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 near noon Friday.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early Friday morning and to 3 Friday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska will move southeastward
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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