Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southerly 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to south 35 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending early this evening. Rain Wednesday morning and afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 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 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 AM PDT 22 August 2017 A cold front lies along the North Coast and stretches southward
through cape St. James this morning. Near gale force southerlies
Have developed over most northern and central waters ahead of this
system. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies behind the
cold front.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late Tuesday.

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