Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15 late this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning near noon Tuesday.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 987 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward is currently over Southwestern Explorer
And will be over Northern Explorer by late Tuesday afternoon.

Winds have risen to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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