Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 September 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.

A few showers beginning early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 September 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 September 2015
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 07:18 AM PDT 05 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 4:00 AM PDT 5 September 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over eastern Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 5 September 2015 A cold front will move eastward across Bowie this morning
Then stall over Haida Gwaii later this morning. The front will
Then weaken near the mainland coast on Sunday.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait this
Morning and will ease slowly tonight and Sunday.

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