Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Monday morning and to southeast 45 to 55 late Monday morning. Wind diminishing to south 35 Monday afternoon and to southwest 15 to 25 Monday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms today changing to rain at times heavy late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight then building to 4 to 6 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 in the morning and to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 22 October 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 986 mb located north of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1002 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday deepening low 996 mb located southwest
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 991 mb located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 22 October 2017 A low pressure centre north of Bowie is spreading strong to gale
force southwesterlies off the outer coast. Winds will
Ease to moderate to strong southwesterly this afternoon as the low
weakens over the Alaska Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure
Builds over the South Coast.

A deepening low will approach Bowie from the southwest tonight to
reach the Alaska Panhandle as a 991 millibar low Monday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, winds will rise to southerly gales offshore
overnight, and to storm force southerlies Monday morning over the
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
westerlies in the wake of the low then ease to strong Monday
Evening. The associated front will remain over the central
Waters Monday night with southerly gales persisting.

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