Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 April 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 after midnight and to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Sunday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain early Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 11:34 PM PDT 21 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 21 April 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 21 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build in a north to south line over
Cape Scott tonight and Sunday. A frontal system will be approaching
the offshore waters on Sunday and will reach Bowie Sunday evening.

Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the ridge.
Gale force southerlies will develop over Bowie overnight as the
Front approaches and will spread to most areas adjacent to Haida
Gwaii by late Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening.

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