Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to southwesterly 15 to 25 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind south 20 to 30 Friday.

Rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 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 AM PST 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
southern Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing frontal system located over
southern Explorer.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday building frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 23 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken through today as it moves south.

Another approaching frontal system will track toward the offshore
waters Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday afternoon then spread to central and
southern waters Friday morning.

Yet another frontal system develops west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.

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