Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40 late this morning then becoming south 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 35 Wednesday evening.



Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 this afternoon and to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon then backing to south 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 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.

Watches (Ended)

Waterspout watch ended

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 08:50 AM PDT 28 April 2015

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located off Langara.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 978 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Prince Rupert
to Tofino.
By noon PDT today departing cold front located over the Lower

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing ridge located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PDT 28 April 2015 An intense 978 millibar low just off Langara this morning will move
rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle today. A cold front extending
southward from the low centre will sweep through the coast this
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift
rapidly to gale to storm force southwest in its wake this morning
with local hurricane force winds over parts Queen Charlotte Sound.
Winds will remain mostly moderate to strong over the far south with
local southeast gales expected over Georgia Strait this morning.

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