Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening and to southwest 10 to 20 early Thursday morning.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening and to 1 Thursday morning.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early Thursday morning and to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 5:25 PM PDT 26 April 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 4:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 997 mb located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 26 April 2017 A low pressure system near the Alaska Panhandle will continue to
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies over parts of the
northern offshore waters will ease this evening.

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