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Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots except northeast 35 to 45 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 30 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 15 Thursday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon except northeast 25 near the mainland inlets.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 knots increasing to northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots.

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

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Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2022

'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 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:09 PM PST 30 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to give
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets
tonight. The ridge will weaken on Thursday and rebuild on Friday.
Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will continue
tonight as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

Over offshore, central and northern waters, gale to storm force
northerlies will gradually ease tonight.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the low, southerly gales will
develop off the west coast of Haida Gwaii Thursday afternoon and
spread to central waters in the evening.

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