Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeast 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 10 to 20 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 25 near the mainland inlets overnight and Monday morning.

Chance of showers Monday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 25 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 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 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 998 mb located off Oregon
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 22 January 2017 An area of intense low pressure located off Explorer is spreading
gale force winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and Explorer
this evening. This low will fill as it moves southward towards the
California coast on Monday. Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high
pressure will remain stationary over the Northern BC.

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