Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to west 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind backing to south 15 near noon Wednesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 December 2018

'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 18 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over western Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located over Vancouver
Island.

By midnight PST Wednesday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 5:01 PM PST 18 December 2018 A low over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle is producing westerly gale
force winds over northern waters this evening. Winds will ease to
strong west or southwest after midnight.

A trough associated with this low is moving across Explorer tonight.
Winds will increase to westerly gale force across Explorer and west
coast Vancouver Island this evening. Winds will ease to light to
moderate by Wednesday morning.

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