Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 February 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to southerly 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Sunday and to north 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 February 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 10:30 AM PST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this afternoon.
The system will move eastward to Bowie by Sunday morning and will
reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern and
central waters later today through Sunday.

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