Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this morning and to southeast 35 to 45 late this morning. Wind backing to east 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to north 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 overnight then diminishing to west 10 to 20 Sunday morning.

Rain beginning early this morning changing to a few showers near midnight and ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 4 near noon. Seas subsiding to 3 this evening and to 2 late overnight and to 1 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 to 45 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 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 4:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying low 997 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 29 April 2017 A low just west of Bowie will track across Bowie this morning to
reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force southeast over the north and central waters ahead of the
low then shift to strong to gale force westerly in its wake.

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