Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2016
Saturday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 20 October 2016 An approaching low pressure system will move into Bowie tonight and
track north towards the Alaskan Panhandle Friday evening. Ahead of
the low, southerly gales will develop over the offshore waters this
afternoon and spread to northern and central waters tonight. Winds
will veer to strong to gale force westerlies over the offshore waters
on Friday.

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