Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 this afternoon then subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 in the morning then diminishing to east 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2016

'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 10:30 AM PST 2 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located off the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 2 December 2016 A deep low pressure centre will move into the Gulf of Alaska today
and slowly weaken through Saturday. The corresponding cold front
located over the Queen Charlotte Sound this morning will move
southward across the southern waters today.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of the front will
Shift to gale to storm force westerlies this morning over northern
and central waters. Over Northern Bowie hurricane force westerlies
are expected this morning. Gale force westerlies will continue for
northern and central waters through Saturday. Over southern waters,
winds will rise to gale force southeasterly ahead of the front this
afternoon, before shifting to westerly and weakening in its wake this
evening.

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