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Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming northeast 15 near noon Thursday then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday evening except northeast 15 to 25 near Portland Inlet.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2021

'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 10:30 AM PST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located from the Alaska panhandle
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening trough located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located off the Washington Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 27 January 2021 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will continue to weaken
today before exiting the region this afternoon. Marginal gale force
northerlies over Southwestern Explorer will ease this afternoon.

A trough of low pressure will remain from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer today. Northerly gales over Bowie will ease this evening.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior. Strong to gale force outflow winds will prevail through the
coastal mainland inlets through Thursday morning.

Moderate freezing spray will develop through Douglas Channel this
evening and continue through Thursday morning.

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