Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 40 this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind becoming north 15 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers and chance of flurries ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 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 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1044 mb located at
50N 155W.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today deepening low 1015 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing low 1002 mb located off the
Washington Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 25 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
low pressure centre near the Alaska Panhandle will deepen as it
Moves southeastward along the coast today, deepening to about 1008
millibars as it reaches Cape Scott this evening and to 1002
Millibars by Sunday morning as it moves southward off the Washington
coast.

Widespread northerly gales will develop over most northern waters
today and will spread to the waters off the west coast of
Vancouver Island tonight. In addition, strong to gale force
Northeast outflow winds will develop through the Northern Mainland
inlets tonight.

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