Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 this evening except northeast 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning then becoming northeast 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to north 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 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 4:00 PM PST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 986 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 PM PST 23 January 2018 A 986 MB low pressure system over Southern Bowie will gradually
weaken tonight as it moves to lie over Northern Bowie by Wednesday
morning.

Over central and northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds
will shift to strong to gale force southerly to the south of the low.
Over southern waters gale force southeast winds will ease to moderate
to strong southeast tonight.

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