Dixon Entrance East
Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 November 2017
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 20 to 30 knots except northeast 35 to 45 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming east 25 to 35 near midnight except northeast 35 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning except northeast 35 to 40 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday except northeast 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet.
A few showers changing to rain late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 9:30 PM PST 21 November 2017
'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 9:30 PM PST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Bowie to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday dissipating frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to BC interior.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
By 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PST 21 November 2017 A frontal system extending from Southern Bowie to Queen Charlotte
Sound will move northwest into Haida Gwaii tonight before
dissipating. A second front will move up from southwest of Explorer
to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning. Storm force winds will
ease by this evening. Widespread southerly gale force winds will
continue through Wednesday.
A ridge of high pressure anchored over BC Interior combined with
incoming frontal systems will continue to produce easterly gale force
winds through the mainland inlets.
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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