Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to south 20 this afternoon and to south 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 15 after midnight then increasing to west 15 to 25 early Saturday morning.

Rain beginning late this afternoon changing to a few showers early Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 7:00 a.m. PDT Saturday cold front located over Queen Charlotte
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 6 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure responsible for strong to gale force
northwest winds over portions of the southern waters today will
weaken tonight. Winds will lower slightly to moderate to strong

A frontal wave over Northern Bowie is giving southeast gale force
winds to areas northwest of Haida Gwaii late this morning. Winds will
abate this evening.

On Saturday morning, a cold front will develop over Queen Charlotte
Sound and move southeast across the South Coast. In its wake, strong
to gale force northwest winds will develop Saturday afternoon over
southern waters. A ridge building behind the cold front late Saturday
afternoon will enhance the winds through Juan de Fuca Strait Saturday
evening to westerly gale force.

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