Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 20 to 25 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20 late this morning then increasing to southeast 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 Monday morning then increasing to southeast 35 Monday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 1:43 PM PDT 20 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait in the afternoons.

Over the North Coast, a frontal system will move inland near
Noon today. A second frontal system will approach offshore waters
tonight and the cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Monday evening.
Strong southeasterlies shift to strong southwesterlies in the wake
Of the first system. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
redevelop ahead of the second system.

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