Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 30 near midnight except northeast 45 near Portland Inlet.

Rain beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 3 overnight then subsiding to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 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 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the
offshore waters will spread across the central and northern waters
this afternoon. In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds
will continue near Portland Inlet through Sunday.

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