Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon and to easterly 15 to 20 Saturday evening except northeasterly outflow 25 near Portland Inlet.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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 Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016

'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 Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
Alaska panhandle.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northern Bowie this
Morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
Strong to gale force southerlies over most northern waters will
Ease to moderate to strong west or southwest tonight.

Southeast gales will develop over central waters Saturday afternoon
as a developing low approaches Explorer from the southwest.

Pacific - North Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: