Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to south 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located 200 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the
North Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
tonight. Marginal westerly gales are expected this evening through
Juan de Fuca Strait. Meanwhile westerly gales are expected over
Northern Bowie tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the
Alaska Panhandle.

On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.

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