Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 January 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday morning.

Chance of showers changing to rain late overnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this evening then building to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to northeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 January 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 9:30 PM PST 27 January 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 27 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed over Bowie
this evening in advance of a frontal system approaching from the
west. The system will slowly Progress towards the northern waters
tonight and eventually spread southerly gales to the region

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