Dixon Entrance East
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming easterly 25 early this evening except northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming east 25 to 35 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 35 to 45 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming east 35 to 45 early Saturday morning except northeasterly outflow 45 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming south 35 to 45 near noon Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2019
'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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the southern
At 10:30 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Vancouver
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 966 mb located 180 miles southwest
of Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 986 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:48 AM PST 18 January 2019 A low over Haida Gwaii will move northward towards the Alaska
Panhandle today. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.
An intense low pressure system will approach Explorer this
Afternoon and move towards Haida Gwaii tonight. The low will then
move to lie over Dixon Entrance this afternoon while weakening.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies will develop off Vancouver
Island and over the central waters ahead of the system late today.
This will be followed by storm to hurricane force southwesterlies
tonight and Saturday morning behind the low. Winds will ease to gale
to storm force southwesterlies over the northern and central waters
Saturday afternoon and to strong to gale force southwest Saturday
evening as the low dissipates over the Alaska Panhandle.
In addition southeast gales are expected to develop this afternoon
over the inner South Coast. Winds will ease to strong south or
southwesterlies early Saturday.
Seas will build quickly over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
and the central waters to more than 10 metres tonight as the low
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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