Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots late this morning and to south 25 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind veering to west 15 to 25 after midnight.

Rain beginning late this afternoon changing to a few showers Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 6 May 2016 A ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound is producing strong to
gale force northwesterly winds over parts of the southern waters.

A frontal system located over Northern Bowie is producing strong to
gale force southerly winds over Bowie this morning.

The ridge will rebuild on Saturday afternoon, bringing strong to gale
force west and northwesterly winds over southern waters. Strong gale
force westerly winds are expected to develop over Juan de Fuca Strait
- east entrance on Saturday evening.

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