Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 15 to 25 near noon Thursday.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 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 PST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 964 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary low 972 mb located
100 miles southwest of Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 17 January 2018 A strong low pressure system over the central offshore waters will
move to lie near 100 miles southwest of Cape St James by Thursday
morning and remain stationary. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will continue tonight across most waters and ease
To strong to gale force near noon Thursday. South of the low, storm
to hurricane force southwesterlies over Southern Explorer will ease
to gale force Thursday afternoon.

In the wake of the low, the winds over Bowie will shift to strong to
gale force northerlies on Thursday.

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