Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 20 early this evening except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 35 early Thursday morning except northeasterly outflow 50 near Portland Inlet.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 45 to 55 knots.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 40 to 50 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 07 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening frontal system located southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
this evening and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring
through mainland inlets. Storm force outflow winds will develop
through mainland inlets through tonight. Cold temperatures from the
Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near
most mainland inlets.

A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast regions.

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