Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain beginning after midnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late this afternoon and to 3 to 5 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over the
western offshore waters.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight night and will deepen
to 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii near down Sunday morning.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
develop this afternoon through Sunday morning over northern and
central waters. The winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake. Strong southeasterly winds will spread
to inner south coastal waters on Sunday.

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