Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of showers Saturday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 17 April 2015 A cold front in a northeast to southwest line near Vancouver this
afternoon will move into the BC Interior this evening. A ridge of
high pressure will build over Haida Gwaii and will move slowly
eastward to lie in a north to south line over Queen Charlotte
Sound by Saturday afternoon.

Strong northwest winds in the wake of the cold front will continue
this evening for Georgia Strait and Johnstone Strait. Strong to gale
force northwest winds will continue this evening for eastern sections
of the strait of Juan de Fuca and the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Winds will ease to light later tonight as the ridge builds in.

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