Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to south 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 20 to 25 early Saturday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 September 2015 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across Bowie tonight
Then stall over Haida Gwaii Saturday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait early Saturday
Morning and will ease slowly Saturday afternoon and night.

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