Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening and to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 April 2018
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 18 April 2018 A frontal system will be approaching the North Coast tonight. The
front will reach Bowie overnight and will lie in a northeast to
southwest line across Haida Gwaii by late Thursday afternoon.

Moderate to strong southerlies will rise to gale force
This evening over most of the central and
Northern waters ahead of the approaching front.

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