Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 overnight then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain ending late this morning. Periods of rain beginning this evening. Fog patches forming late this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 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 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will weaken today. The
associated cold front will stall off the mainland coast in Hecate
Strait and stretch southward off the west side of Vancouver Island.
The front will gradually weaken by this evening. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies ahead of the front shift to moderate
Westerlies behind it.

Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.

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