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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 late Friday morning then becoming south 10 to 20 Friday afternoon. Wind becoming northwesterly 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 08:37 AM PDT 23 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 early Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021

'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 PDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Langara then to Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system will approach the North Coast today. Ahead of the
front, southerly gales will spread over the northern waters this
morning. Local storm force southeasterlies are expected tonight over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail in the wake of the front.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Haida Gwaii on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind the
front.

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