Dixon Entrance East
Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to southwesterly 15 to 25 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind south 20 to 30 Friday.
Rain ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located over the
southern Mainland Coast.
At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.
At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying frontal system located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 23 November 2017 An approaching frontal system will move across the northern offshore
waters tonight and then weaken as it approaches Northern Vancouver
Island Friday morning. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie this afternoon. The gales will then spread to
northern and central waters tonight and to some southern waters on
Another frontal system will develop west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.
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