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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 March 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming north 5 to 15 near noon Monday except northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 near Portland Inlet.

A risk of freezing spray near the mainland inlets overnight and Monday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre except 2 near Portland Inlet.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southeast 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 March 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 10:30 AM PST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
Tonight and Sunday.

These strong outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will
generate freezing spray in Douglas Channel tonight and a risk of
freezing spray near the other inlets.

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