Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 01 December 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late Wednesday morning except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet.



Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning then building to 5 to 7 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 01 December 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 PST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At noon PST today low 993 mb located west of the offshore waters.
By midnight PST tonight low 991 mb located over northern Hecate

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying frontal system located
west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 1 December 2015 A series of weather systems will move across BC waters during
The next two days. A north to south aligned frontal system over
Queen Charlotte Sound this morning will slide down southward to
Vancouver Island this afternoon. A 993 MB low approaching the
offshore waters early this afternoon will track northeastward to
Northern Hecate Strait near midnight tonight. Another strong frontal
system will approach the offshore waters Wednesday morning. The
system will move eastward to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday

Associated with these systems, gale to storm force southerly winds
will prevail over most BC waters today through Wednesday.

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