Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 after midnight and to southerly 15 Saturday morning.

Rain changing to chance of showers Saturday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Langara will sweep southeastward into central
waters this afternoon. The front will dissipate along the northern
and central coasts Saturday morning as the front moves inland. Expect
strong to gale force southerly winds across northern and central
waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North
ahead of the frontal system.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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