Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots backing to westerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then becoming southwest 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday morning and to southeast 45 to 60 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to south 40 Sunday evening.

A few showers changing to rain at times heavy near noon Sunday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 October 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 5 to 7 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 October 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 986 mb located over southern Hecate
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 988 mb located 60 miles east
of Prince Rupert.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing ridge located over the Coast

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying frontal system located over
western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 10 October 2015 Stormy conditions will continue through Monday as a series of lows
and frontal systems affect the BC coast with some relief expected by

The next low pressure centre in the series will move northeastward
through Hecate Strait this afternoon. The low will bring gale force
southerlies followed by gale force northwesterlies over the central
part of the coast. A cold front will move through the South Coast
early this afternoon bringing strong to gale force south or southeast
winds followed by strong to gale force westerlies. Winds will then
ease over all areas tonight as a ridge of high pressure reaches the

Another intense storm will move in on Sunday, bringing widespread
storm force southeasterlies and high seas over central and northern

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

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