Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 early this morning and to south 50 to 60 near noon. Wind diminishing to south 35 to 45 near midnight then veering to southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday morning.

Showers changing to rain this morning and ending Tuesday morning. Rain beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to south 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 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 4:00 AM PST 10 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 10 December 2018 A vigorous frontal system is approaching the offshore waters this
morning. The system will move eastward and lie north to south from
the Alaskan Panhandle to Southern Explorer by late this afternoon.

Gale to storm force southerly winds will spread across most northern
and central waters today and then to the South Coast tonight. Winds
will shift to gale force westerlies after the passage of the front.

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