Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except northeast 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 overnight and to southeast 50 to 60 Friday morning. Wind veering to south 40 to 50 near noon Friday.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 09:15 AM PDT 08 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 4:00 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 971 mb located over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast, with the most intense
storm being forecast for Friday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will rise to gale to storm
Force from Northern Vancouver Island northwards this morning, as a
frontal system approaches the coast.

After a brief lull later this afternoon, a deep 970 millibar low
incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will move northward
through Bowie on Friday morning. Widespread storm to hurricane force
southerlies can be expected from Northern Vancouver Island

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