Dixon Entrance West

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 30 this morning and to southwest 20 Monday afternoon.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 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 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A low in the Gulf of Alaska of 977 MB will weaken gradually. A
leadingcold front crossing Haida Gwaii this morning will pass
Onshore near Prince Rupert early this afternoon. The southern
Extent of the front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread to BC coastal waters then will shift to strong southwesterlies
behind the front this evening.

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