Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots veering to east 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 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 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northern Bowie this
Morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
Strong to gale force southerlies over most northern waters will
Ease to moderate to strong west or southwest tonight.

Southeast gales will develop over central waters Saturday afternoon
as a developing low approaches Explorer from the southwest.

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