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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming northwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late Sunday morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday evening except northeast 20 near Portland Inlet.

Rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 this evening and to 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots becoming southerly 20 in the morning then increasing to southerly 35 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 55 knots diminishing to south 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 40 knots diminishing to south 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 09 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 9 December 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
McInnes Island to Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
southwestward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located over Vancouver
Island extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located over Langara extending
southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 9 December 2023 A vigorous front has moved across Hecate Strait this afternoon and
Is weakening. Hurricane force southeast winds ahead of the front has
eased to storm force over West Vancouver Island North and eastern
sections of Queen Charlotte Sound and Hecate Strait. The front will
move to Central Coast this evening while quickly weakening.

Gale force southeast winds over the South Coast waters will ease to
moderate to strong late this evening as the front continues to
weaken.

Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters, west of Haida Gwaii
will follow this system this evening as a surface trough follows the
frontal system.

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