Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 20 knots early this morning and to south 20 to 30 late this morning. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 early this afternoon and to south 45 early this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Friday morning.
Rain beginning this evening changing to showers overnight.
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Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2020
'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 AM PST 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:38 AM PST 20 February 2020 A Pacific front west of Bowie this morning will move across the North
Coast tonight and then across central waters early Friday. Southerly
gales over Bowie will spread to northern waters by this afternoon
then to central waters this evening. Winds will reach storm force
ahead of the front west of Haida Gwaii. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail behind the front.
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