Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Showers beginning late this afternoon changing to rain near midnight then to showers Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northerly 5 to 15 knots in the morning and to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 November 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 19 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 19 November 2018 A frontal system over Bowie will gradually move eastward this
Evening and Tuesday, reaching the Central Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread to all the northern
and central waters, and near Northern Vancouver Island, later this
evening. The strong to gale force southeasterlies will become
confined to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island by
Tuesday afternoon.

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