Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 near noon then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 this evening except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet tonight and Monday morning.

A few showers ending near midnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2016

'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 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located 60 miles northwest of
Cape St. James.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 996 mb located 100 miles west of

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 973 mb located over southwestern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 23 October 2016 A low just just west of Central Haida Gwaii will move
Northwestward today before weakening tonight over Northern Bowie.

East to southeast gales to 45 knots near the low will ease later
today and this evening.

A stronger low moving northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
Monday evening.
Winds will rise to storm force east to southeast ahead of the low.

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