Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southwesterly 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to southwesterly 25 to 35 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon then increasing to northeast 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 overnight then subsiding to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2018
Friday Wind northeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 50 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 60 to 75 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 60 to 75 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018

'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 10:30 AM PST 12 December 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Vancouver
Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 970 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 976 mb located near the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 12 December 2018 A frontal system over Bowie will move southeastward to the Central
Coast late this afternoon then to the Vancouver Island this evening.
Gale to storm force southerly winds over the offshore waters will
spread to the central and northern coastal waters this afternoon
Then to the southern waters this evening.

A low pressure system over Northwest Bowie will move northeastward
To the Alaska Panhandle Thursday morning. Gale to storm force
westerly winds will prevail over most northern and central waters
tonight and Thursday morning.

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