Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots except northeast 45 near Portland Inlet this morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 20 near midnight then veering to southeast 15 Monday morning.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 4 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to south 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019

'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 PST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary today. West of the trough, strong to gale force northerly
winds prevail over northern and central waters and off the west coast
of Vancouver Island. Gale force outflow winds through the
Mainland inlets will also persist today.

As the trough weakens this afternoon, winds will diminish to moderate
to strong over most waters and through the mainland inlets.

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