Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to southeast 15 to 25 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening and to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 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 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 992 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 988 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 AM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move across the offshore waters today and then
across the remaining areas tonight. A trailing 990 MB low west of
Southern Bowie will move slowly northeastward to lie over Northern
Bowie overnight tonight and then north of Bowie Wednesday afternoon.

Southeast gales will develop ahead of the front today except
Reach locally storm force over Queen Charlotte Sound and West Coast
Vancouver Island North. Winds will remain below gale strength over
the inner South Coast. In the wake of the front, winds will ease to
strong westerly in the south and shift to gale force southwesterly
In the north.

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