Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 15 to 25 late this afternoon except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 30 near midnight except northeast 40 near Portland Inlet.

Rain beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 3 overnight then subsiding to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 06:09 AM PST 31 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 4:00 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.

At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies
Will develop over the offshore waters this morning and then elsewhere
over central and northern waters by this evening. In addition,
northeasterly outflow winds will increase to gale force this morning
near Portland Inlet.

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