Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 30 to 40 early Friday morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 near noon Friday. Wind becoming variable 10 Friday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening. Fog banks dissipating early this afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Friday morning and to 3 Friday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015

'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 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1009 mb located southwest of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon will move
southeastward tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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