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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southeast 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 Friday morning then becoming south 10 to 20 early Friday afternoon. Wind becoming northwesterly 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Friday morning and to 1 to 2 early Friday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021

'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 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system is currently over Haida Gwaii. Ahead of the
Front, southerly gales prevail over the northern waters. Local
Storm force southeasterlies are expected this evening over Northern
Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail behind the front then ease to moderate
Friday.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Southern Hecate on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday morning. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind
the front.

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