Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
Issued 10:30 AM PST 11 December 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 40 Tuesday evening.
Rain this afternoon tonight and Tuesday. 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 West - east of LangaraIssued 10:30 AM PST 11 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 11 December 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over Cape St. James
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating ridge located over Explorer
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the Gulf
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 980 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 964 mb located northwest of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 11 December 2023 A front northwest of Bowie will stall today bringing southwesterly
gales over Northern Bowie.
A low pressure system will approach the northern waters late today.
Gale to storm force southerlies will develop over most northern
waters this evening and spread to central waters on Tuesday.
Another vigorous system will reach Haida Gwaii late Tuesday,
spreading storm force southerly winds across the northern and central
waters, with hurricane force southerlies over Hecate Strait and
Dixon Entrance. Winds will veer to southwesterly gales behind the
system Tuesday night.
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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