Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots except northeast 35 to 45 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeasterly 30 to 40 early this morning except northeast 40 to 50 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 20 to 30 Thursday morning except northeast 40 to 50 near Portland Inlet Thursday and northeast 35 to 45 near Portland Inlet Thursday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this morning and to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Thursday morning and to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 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 4:00 AM PST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 17 January 2018 A strong frontal system is rapidly developing and is currently over
West Queen Charlotte Sound. Gale to storm force southeasterlies have
developed ahead of this frontal system. As the system moves
Closer to Vancouver Island it will continue to intensify. By early
this morning storm to hurricane force southeasterlies are
Expected at West Vancouver Island North and will extend into Queen
Charlotte Sound and the Central Coast.

In the wake of this intense system, gale to storm force
southwesterlies will persist over Explorer and into central
Waters through Wednesday afternoon.

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