Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to south 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located 300 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the North
Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast today
in the wake of last night's cold front. Marginal gales are still
expected this afternoon through Juan de Fuca Strait. A weak trough of
low pressure will move through the North Coast today bringing strong
southerlies ahead of it and strong westerlies in behind. Westerly
gales are expected over the far north tonight as a low pressure
centre heads towards the Alaska Panhandle.

On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.

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