Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:28 AM PST 20 November 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 this morning except northeasterly outflow 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 this afternoon except northeasterly outflow 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to east 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning except northeast 35 near Portland Inlet.

A few showers beginning late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 07:28 AM PST 20 November 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 4:00 AM PST 20 November 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line east-west
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 20 November 2017 A frontal system will approach Bowie this morning and cross the
North coastal waters today, weakening as it crosses Haida Gwaii
tonight. A second frontal system approaching Explorer from the
southwest will move to lie over Southern Bowie by Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force southerly winds will spread to northern waters today
Ahead of the first frontal system, and will ease through Tuesday
morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters Tuesday morning and will spread to central and
northern waters Tuesday afternoon. Winds will ease behind the
Frontal system Tuesday night.

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