Dixon Entrance East

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening and to southeast 45 to 55 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 45 to 55 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to south 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 3 late overnight and to 6 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 4 Tuesday afternoon and to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon then increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 988 mb located over
northwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over central Explorer.
By noon PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the Lower
Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:37 AM PDT 27 April 2015 A 990 millibar low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will slowly weaken
today. A second low will deepen rapidly as it moves northward toward
Explorer today, across Haida Gwaii tonight and eventually move
rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the second low will
reach storm force tonight over most central and northern waters
As the low approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm
force westerly in its wake by Tuesday morning with local hurricane
force winds expected over parts of Explorer and Queen Charlotte
Sound. Winds will remain moderate to strong over the far south.

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