Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to south 15 to 25 after midnight and to south 25 to 35 overnight. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Tuesday morning then veering to westerly 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

A few showers and chance of flurries beginning overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 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 PST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By midnight PST tonight trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.

At midnight PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters. A
trough of low pressure along the BC coast will weaken tonight.
Another trough will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to Haida Gwaii
overnight. The trough will shift eastward to the BC Interior Tuesday
afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over the offshore waters
will ease this afternoon. Strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop over most northern and central waters overnight and Tuesday.

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