Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to northwest 15 early this evening. Wind becoming south 10 to 20 Thursday morning then increasing to south 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending Thursday morning. Rain beginning Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017

'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 PDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over BC interior.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
extending southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 29 March 2017 A low over Southern Explorer will move across Vancouver
Island late this morning and into the B.C. Interior late this
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will continue this
morning for southern waters before switching over to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

On Thursday morning a cold front will approach the offshore waters.
The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening. Ahead
Of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies
over offshore and northern waters.

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