Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 October 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming east 20 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 October 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 October 2016
Thursday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 October 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 990 mb located over northern
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 996 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 992 mb located off the Washington

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 25 October 2016 A 990 MB low over Northern Explorer will track slowly northward and
weaken to 996 MB by the time it reaches Central Bowie late tonight.
A second 992 MB low will approach Southern Explorer late Wednesday.

Over southern waters strong to gale force southerly winds will ease
to moderate to strong southeast tonight. The second low will bring
southeast gales to southern sections late Wednesday.

Over central waters gale to storm force easterly winds will become
moderate to strong southeast on Wednesday while the far north will
experience strong to gale force northeast winds tonight except gale
force outflow near the mainland inlets.

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