Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots backing to easterly 15 to 25 early this evening then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 45 to 55 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 30 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon Tuesday then subsiding to 2 Tuesday evening.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 overnight then building to 5 near noon Tuesday. Seas subsiding to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

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

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 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 4:00 AM PDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 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 3:59 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 towards
Haida Gwaii tonight and will 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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