Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 09 October 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 to 60 knots diminishing to southwest 35 this evening and to variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers beginning near noon Saturday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 October 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 3 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 October 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 09 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 9 October 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today deepening low 965 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 960 mb located off the Alaska

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over
northwestern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
Coast Mountains.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 976 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At midnight PDT tonight low 986 mb located west of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 987 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 9 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast. An intense area of low
pressure incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will deepen to
960 millibars today as it moves northward toward the Alaskan
Panhandle. A second low centre will track northeastward across Haida
Gwaii this afternoon.

Storm to hurricane force winds will over most areas from Northern
Vancouver Island northwards will weaken slightly this afternoon. Seas
will continue to build up to 9 metres for parts of the North Coast.
Winds will veer to gale to storm force southerly over most central
and northern waters as the second low approaches this afternoon.

A third low centre will bring gale force winds to the central part of
the coast Friday night and Saturday.

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