Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind southeast 20 to 30 tonight. Wind southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday.

Periods of rain or drizzle and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 26 September 2017 A low pressure system will remain over the Gulf of Alaska and the
associated cold front will slowly move to lie over Bowie on
Wednesday. Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly winds
over Bowie today and spread towards the Northern Mainland coast
Wednesday.

The majority of southern waters will remain under the influence of a
high pressure ridge. Light to moderate winds are forecast to prevail
through Wednesday.

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