Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late this evening except northeast 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to southeasterly 25 to 35 early Saturday morning except northeast 30 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming west 25 Saturday evening.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain this evening. Chance of showers Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

'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 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 19 December 2014 An approaching frontal system will track across the outer BC waters
tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Over the
inner South Coast, southeast gales will develop tonight and diminish
Saturday afternoon.

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