Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2023
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near midnight then backing to south 10 to 20 early Friday morning except northeasterly outflow 20 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 Friday afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Friday evening except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet.
Showers ending Friday morning. Showers Friday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 4:00 PM PST 07 December 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 PST 7 December 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low located over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday intensifying frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PST 7 December 2023 An approaching frontal system will bring gale to storm force
southeast winds to the offshore waters Friday afternoon. Winds will
rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the northern and
central waters and west of Vancouver Island Friday evening as the
frontal system approaches.
On Saturday, winds are likely to rise to hurricane force
southeasterlies in a broad swath from Dixon east, through Hecate
Strait and Queen Charlotte Strait, to Northern Vancouver Island.
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