Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 50 to 60 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind westerly 25 to 35 Tuesday.

Rain changing to periods of rain early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM 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 PM PST 10 December 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday departing trough located near Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 10 December 2018 A vigorous frontal system currently lies north to south from the
Alaskan Panhandle to Southern Explorer late this afternoon. The
Front will progress into the South Coast tonight then depart into
The BC Interior by Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southerly winds over the northern and central
waters will progress to the South Coast tonight and continue Tuesday
morning. Winds will shift to widespread strong to gale force
westerlies after the passage of the front.

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