Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming northerly 15 to 25 near noon then backing to northwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 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 4:00 AM PST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

By 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1007 mb located south of
Cape Flattery.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
Pacific Ocean.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PST 27 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior has produced strong
to gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North and Central Coasts this morning. A marginal gale force
outflow will develop tonight from the Fraser Valley.

Another ridge of high pressure will build to the west of Bowie today.
Strong to gale force north to northeasterly winds will develop this
morning over the offshore waters and the central and northern waters.

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