Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except northeast 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 35 to 45 near noon then veering to south 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1004 mb located off the
Central Coast.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front over Bowie this morning will remain
quasi-stationary through this afternoon, then shift eastward through
the North Coast tonight. Meanwhile, a low pressure centre southwest
of Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott by this

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over northern
waters ahead of the front today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of the approaching low today with storm force
southeasterlies forecast off the west coast of Vancouver Island and
off the Central Coast.

On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.

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