Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening and to variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then increasing to northerly 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.
Rain ending Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 23 April 2018 A frontal system is currently over Hecate Strait. Gale force
southerly winds will continue until early evening. The winds will
become moderate southwesterlies this evening as the system weakens.
A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound again Tuesday morning.
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