Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning then veering to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PST 13 February 2016

'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 9:30 PM PST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located off Bowie.
By noon PST Sunday departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM PST 13 February 2016 A low pressure system will track across Northern Bowie Sunday morning
and into the Alaskan Panhandle by the evening. Ahead of the low, gale
force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters early
Sunday morning and shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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