Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early Thursday morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 late Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon and to south 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending early Thursday morning. Rain beginning Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 March 2017

'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 PDT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
extending southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 29 March 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of a passing low
Will persist over central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
Strait tonight.

On Thursday morning, a new cold front will approach the offshore
waters. The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening.
Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force
southeasterlies over offshore and northern waters.

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