Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 this morning and to easterly 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeasterly 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Friday morning.

Periods of rain ending Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 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 29 January 2015

'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 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1009 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1013 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PST 29 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon
Entrance East will gradually ease this morning as a cold front
weakens over Hecate Strait.

An approaching low pressure centre west of Explorer this morning will
track across Bowie tonight and then reach Hecate Strait Friday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies over central and northern
waters will develop tonight to the south of the low. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop tonight to the north of the low.
Winds will ease Friday evening.

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