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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning and to southeast 30 to 40 overnight. Wind southeast 30 to 40 Thursday.

Periods of rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 overnight and to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023

'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 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 1 February 2023 Southeast gales will persist along the Central Coast today as a
trough of low pressure sweeps across Haida Gwaii. Storm force
southeasterlies over Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound will ease later
this morning.

An approaching frontal system will track northeastwards across the
offshore waters tonight and Haida Gwaii on Thursday. Ahead of the
front, southeast gales will develop over southern and central waters
this evening and then northern waters overnight. The southeast gales
will continue through Thursday and increase to storm force from
Hecate Strait - south to the headlands of North Vancouver Island.

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