Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 January 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 Thursday morning then backing to easterly 10 to 15 late Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind east 15 to 25 knots backing to northeasterly 10 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PST 28 January 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 9:30 PM PST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies will continue tonight over
northern waters ahead of a cold front just off Haida Gwaii.
This front is forecast to rapidly weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday
morning with winds easing to below gale force.

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