Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning and to southeast 45 to 55 late this morning. Wind diminishing to south 40 late this afternoon and to west 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to east 20 near noon Tuesday then backing to north 15 Tuesday evening.
Rain at times heavy. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2017
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 994 mb located southwest
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 991 mb located over the Alaska panhandle.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Hecate Strait.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1012 mb located west of the offshore
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1009 mb located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2017 A deepening low offshore will move northeastward across Bowie this
morning then reach the Alaska Panhandle late this afternoon. Ahead of
the low, southerly gales over the northern and central waters will
rise to storm force this morning. Winds will shift to gale force
westerlies in the wake of the low then ease to strong tonight.
The associated front will remain over Southern Hecate Strait tonight
with southerly gales persisting over the central waters.
On Tuesday, another low pressure system will move to lie over Bowie
in the afternoon. Southerly gales will redevelop over the northern
waters ahead of the low.
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- Bowie - northern half
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
- Great Slave Lake - basin
- Great Slave Lake - east arm
- Great Slave Lake - north arm
- Hecate Strait - northern half
- Lake Athabasca
- North Mackenzie
- North Tuktoyaktuk
- Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081
- Prince Alfred
- Prince of Wales
- Tuktoyaktuk - northern half
- Tuktoyaktuk - southern half
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
- Yukon Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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