Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 10 early this morning then increasing to south 15 late this morning. Wind backing to southeast 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 35 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 after midnight then becoming south 35 to 45 Tuesday morning.

Rain beginning early this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 4 overnight then subsiding to 3 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 22 December 2014 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low located over northern Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 22 December 2014 A ridge of high pressure along the BC outer coast will shift
Eastward to lie over the interior this afternoon. A low pressure
centre developing offshore this morning will track northeastward to
lie near Northern Haida Gwaii on Tuesday afternoon.

The ridge of high pressure will bring light to moderate northwesterly
winds to most waters this morning while the developing low will
Give gale to storm force winds to the offshore waters this afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeast winds will spread to southwestern
Haida Gwaii and Western Queen Charlotte Sound this evening.

On Tuesday gale to storm force southwesterly winds to the south of
the low centre will spread to most waters from Northern Vancouver
Island northwards. There will also be a very high wave heights
associated with the low that will push significant swell of over 8
metres to Southwestern Haida Gwaii and Queen Charlotte Sound on
Tuesday.

Pacific - North Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: