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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots veering to west 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 30 to 40 early this evening and to west 40 to 50 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 to 40 Sunday morning and to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to flurries overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024

'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 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 24 February 2024 This morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the northern
waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough, westerly gales
will develop beginning this afternoon.

Another trough will develop in Southern Bowie tonight. This trough
will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern and central waters tonight then into southern
waters on Sunday. A brief period of storm force northwesterly winds
are very likely over Dixon Entrance and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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