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Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots early this evening and to southeast 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 after midnight except northeast 20 near Portland Inlet. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight except northeast 25 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon then becoming westerly 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to scattered showers Sunday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 late Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 late in the day.

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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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 PM PDT 30 September 2023 A ridge of high pressure continues to build towards the central
waters. Northwesterly gales will continue over parts of west coast
Vancouver Island, Southern Explorer and through Johnstone Strait this

A frontal system will slide eastward across Bowie this evening.
Ahead of the system, southerly gales are expected over the northern
waters tonight and Sunday. These gales will then reach central waters
Sunday afternoon.

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