Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this morning then building to 5 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from low located over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough from low located from Prince
Rupert to Explorer.

By 11:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:34 AM PST 18 December 2018 A low over Northern Bowie is moving towards the Alaskan Panhandle
today with a trough that extends southward. Gale force southwesterly
winds will veer to westerly or northwesterly gales today across
northern and central waters.

The base of the trough will move across Explorer bringing westerly
gale force winds to Explorer and West Vancouver Island regions this
afternoon and evening.

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