Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late overnight except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday except northeasterly outflow 20 near Portland Inlet.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 late Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 980 mb located 100 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday weakening low 989 mb located 80 miles
south of Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PST 18 January 2018 A strong low pressure system 100 miles southwest of Cape St James
will continue its westward track to lie south of Cape St James by
early Friday morning while weakening a further 10 millibar, then
It will remain nearly stationary in Queen Charlotte Sound while only
weakening slightly through this weekend.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will ease
To strong to gale force tonight. Northwesterly gales have begun to
spread to Bowie and Explorer areas, and will spread across more
marine areas Friday.

Seas of 7 to 9 metres over the central waters and west of Vancouver
Island will continue to subside through the night, but remain
significant on Friday. Check the marine forecast for specifics.

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