Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 10 to 20 early this morning except northeasterly outflow 20 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening except northeasterly outflow 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 50 to 60 Saturday morning except northeasterly outflow 55 near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to south 40 Saturday afternoon except northeasterly outflow near Portland Inlet. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 Saturday evening.
Showers ending late this morning. Showers beginning this afternoon and changing to rain near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2023
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located west
By 1:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:00 AM PST 8 December 2023 An approaching frontal system will bring gale to storm force
southeast winds to the offshore waters this afternoon. Winds will
rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the northern and
central waters and west of Vancouver Island this evening as the
frontal system approaches.
On Saturday morning, 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.
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
- 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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