Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 this evening and to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight.

Rain ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this morning then subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 23 July 2016 A frontal system over Central Bowie will move eastward to lie
Through Haida Gwaii by this afternoon. Ahead of the front, marginal
gale force southerly winds will continue over areas near Northern
Haida Gwaii today. The winds will ease this evening as the front
weakens.

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