Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to easterly 15 to 25 early this afternoon and to east 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight then building to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2016
Friday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 998 mb located over central
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating low located over northwestern

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located south of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 996 mb located over northern Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:39 AM PDT 26 October 2016 A 998 MB low over Bowie will track slowly northward and dissipate
over Northwestern Bowie tonight. A second low will approach Southern
Explorer from the south this afternoon.

Gales over northern waters will ease this morning. The second low
will bring southeast gales across Juan de Fuca and southern regions
of West Vancouver Island today and to the inner straits tonight.

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