Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 45 this morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind west 15 to 20 Sunday.

Rain ending near midnight. A few showers beginning Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2017
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2017

'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 AM PST 16 December 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over the Central Coast.

At 3:30 p.m. PST Sunday frontal system located near Tofino.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Sunday frontal system located near Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 16 December 2017 A warm front over Haida Gwaii will progress eastward today to lie
over the Central Coast this evening. Ahead of the front winds will
rise to gale force southerlies over northern and central waters.
Winds will shift to gale force southwesterlies behind the front.

A frontal system will approach Vancouver Island near Tofino on
Sunday evening which will result in strong southwesterly winds for
Southern Explorer, Southern West Vancouver Island and strong
southeast winds through the Strait of Georgia. This system slides
southeastward overnight and winds weaken.

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