Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:25 PM PST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots except northeast 15 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 after midnight then increasing to south 15 to 25 late Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 7:25 PM PST 22 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By midnight PST tonight weakening frontal system located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken tonight. Southerly gales over central waters and
west of Vancouver Island will diminish overnight.

Another approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over the offshore waters Thursday evening then spread to
central and northern waters overnight.

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