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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming east 15 to 20 this evening except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet tonight and Friday morning and northeasterly outflow 30 near Portland Inlet Friday afternoon and evening.

Flurries or showers ending overnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 knots.
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 29 February 2024

'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 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low located over northern Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PST 29 February 2024 A ridge over the interior and a broad low pressure system offshore
will combine to give gale force outflow winds to Douglas Channel and
Dixon Entrance - east tonight and Friday morning.

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