Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning and to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018

'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 AM PDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build in a north to south line over
Cape Scott this morning. A frontal system will be approaching
The offshore waters on and will reach Bowie this evening.

Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the ridge.
Gale force southerlies over Bowie will spread to most areas adjacent
to Haida Gwaii by this afternoon as the frontal system advances.
Gales will spread to Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait
this evening. Also this evening, winds will approach marginal storm
force over Dixon Entrance West, Northern Haida Gwaii, and
Northeastern Bowie.

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