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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 near noon then to south 25 this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 after midnight and to south 35 to 45 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming south 40 to 50 near noon Wednesday then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of drizzle changing to rain this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 4 Wednesday afternoon then subsiding to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2022
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2022

'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 6 December 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 6 December 2022 A cold front will approach the offshore waters later today and reach
Haida Gwaii on Wednesday morning then sweep through southern waters.

Ahead of the front gale force southerly winds will affect the
majority of outer coastal waters, with gale to storm force winds
forecast from Haida Gwaii to the headlands of Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Gale to storm force northwesterly winds will follow the
front later in the day on Wednesday.

For waters of the inner South Coast strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop near midday on Wednesday and likely
persist into the late evening.

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