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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 15 to 20 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming light near noon then increasing to north 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind veering to northeast 10 to 20 after midnight except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 5 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming light Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming north 5 to 15 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to easterly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots veering to southerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 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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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 April 2024

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 17 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure lying north south over Haida Gwaii will
Give light to moderate winds to most waters today. Another ridge of
high pressure will build over the BC Interior tonight. Strong to gale
force outflow winds will develop through mainland inlets overnight
and ease through the day on Thursday.

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