Dixon Entrance East
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 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 SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
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