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Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 near noon then diminishing to south 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwesterly 30 to 40 overnight. Wind southwesterly 30 to 40 Thursday.

Periods of rain ending near noon Thursday.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2020
Friday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon then backing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots increasing to south 30 to 40.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 26 February 2020 A low pressure area remains nearly stationary in the Gulf of Alaska
while a steady stream of frontal systems continue to rotate through
the northern waters.

Winds over the northern waters will continue to fluctuate from strong
to gale southwesterlies as the disturbances move through the regions.

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