Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 early this morning and to south 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening except southeast 55 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday morning.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon then building to 5 to 7 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low located near the Gulf of
Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 987 mb located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low 983 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 16 January 2017 A frontal system over Central Coast will slide southwards over
Vancouver Island this afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
to 55 knots will ease slightly this morning.

The associated low pressure centre over Gulf of Alaska will weaken
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies over offshore waters will
ease today.

Another low pressure system will approach the offshore waters today.
Gale and storm force southeasterlies will re-strengthen over the
central and northern waters tonight. Gale force winds will spread
into the South Coast overnight into Tuesday.

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