Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 near the mainland inlets this morning. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday and to southeast 30 Tuesday evening.

A few showers beginning this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon then building to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low 988 mb located south of
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 1000 mb located off Oregon

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching frontal system located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 23 January 2017 Strong to gale force easterlies off the west coast of Vancouver
Island will quickly ease this morning as a low off the Oregon coast
weakens and moves off to the south.

A ridge of high pressure will reach the northern offshore waters
This afternoon and will settle over Vancouver Island on Tuesday,
bringing mostly light to moderate winds over the coast except for
local strong northwesterlies off the west coast of Vancouver
Island tonight.

A frontal system will be approaching the northern offshore waters
tonight and Tuesday, leading to strong to gale force southeasterlies
developing over the far north.

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