Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 near Portland Inlet.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray near Portland Inlet overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 near Portland Inlet. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning except 3 to 4 near Portland Inlet.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2016
Monday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2016

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 996 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening low 1006 mb located 30 miles
southwest of Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 10 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior and will tend to build over the northern and
Central Interior tonight and Sunday. Meanwhile, a weak area of low
pressure will lie off the west coast of Vancouver Island and will
weaken during the period.

Gale force outflow winds are expected through the mainland inlets
through today and will reach storm force Sunday over the north and
Central Coast. Cold temperatures well below freezing will produce
moderate freezing spray through Douglas Channel and Portland Inlet.
Gale force winds are also forecast near the low centre today, mainly
off Northwestern Vancouver island and over Explorer.

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