Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 15 to 20 Thursday morning.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 knots veering to southwest 30.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Washington Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A cold front is moving across Vancouver Island, and winds are
Veering to strong south or southwesterlies in its wake.

Seas will build to near 9 metres over the offshore waters this
evening. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over northern
and central waters tonight as the centre of this low pressure system
making its way to Haida Gwaii.

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