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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain tonight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Wednesday morning and to 3 near noon Wednesday. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2022
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 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 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located from Hecate Strait to
Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 9:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching trough located west of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 18 January 2022 A frontal system will move across the northern waters tonight. Gale
force southeasterlies will begin over Northern Bowie near midnight
and spread to northern and central waters before morning. As it
approaches the mainland coast, storm force southeasterlies will
develop across Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East late
Wednesday morning.

A trough rapidly following this frontal system Wednesday
Afternoon will maintain southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Strait and increase winds to storm force from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island late
Wednesday evening.

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