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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 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 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain tonight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

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 07:35 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 4:00 AM PST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building frontal system located west of
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 frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 18 January 2022 A warm front will approach the northern offshore waters and produce
strong to gale force southeast winds to the area beginning this
evening. By Wednesday afternoon the warm front will lie over Hecate
Strait and be producing southeast gales and up to storm force for
North Hecate Strait and East Dixon.

Another frontal system lies just west of Explorer late Thursday
afternoon. Ahead of the front southerly gales will develop.

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