Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning.

Rain ending near midnight. Chance of showers beginning early Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 23 May 2017 A frontal system in a northeast to southwest line over Southern
Vancouver Island this afternoon will continue to move across the BC
South Coast late this afternoon and this evening, pushed by a strong
upper trough. A strong ridge of high pressure will build in the wake
of the front and generate gale to locally storm force northwesterly
winds over the BC waters late this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday.

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