Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 April 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except light near the mainland coast. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late this evening except southeast 15 to 25 near the mainland coast late this evening overnight and Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening and to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located from Vancouver
Island to Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 989 mb located 90 miles west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 998 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move through the coast tonight. A 990 millibar
low over Southern Bowie will move slowly northeastward to lie over
the west coast of Haida Gwaii overnight tonight and then off the
Alaska Panhandle Wednesday afternoon.

Southeast gales are forecast ahead of the front tonight over most
central and northern waters while winds will remain below gale
Force over the inner South Coast. Winds will shift to moderate to
strong west or southwest behind the front. A large area of gale
force westerlies will follow the low centre off the west coast of
Haida Gwaii.

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