Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning except northeast 25 near Portland Inlet today. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near noon Wednesday.
Showers today and this evening. Rain Wednesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 07:24 AM PST 21 January 2020
'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 AM PST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located from Haida
Gwaii to Victoria.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Bowie
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 AM PST 21 January 2020 A frontal system off the mainland coast will weaken as it tracks
inland this morning. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
will ease to moderate to strong southerlies.
A trough will move across Explorer this morning and Vancouver Island
in the evening. In its wake, strong to gale force southwesterlies
will develop this morning over Explorer and spread to West Coast
Vancouver Island South this afternoon.
Another frontal system will move across the offshore waters Wednesday
morning and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop over the
offshore and central waters Wednesday morning, then spread to
northern and southern waters in the afternoon.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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