Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late Saturday morning.

Rain changing to chance of showers Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 March 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 PM PDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday departing low located 100 miles northwest
of Prince Rupert.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located near
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 24 March 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will move northward to lie
over the Northern Alaskan Panhandle by early Saturday morning.
Northwesterly gale force winds over offshore waters will subside to
strong westerlies tonight. Gale force southerly winds will soon
Shift to gale force northwesterly over northern and central waters
this evening then ease below gales early Saturday morning.

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