Dixon Entrance East


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to south 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to southerly 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 late Tuesday morning.

Showers and flurries beginning late overnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning and to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Mackenzie - Mackenzie River marine weather areas Great Slave Lake - 45141 Great Slave Lake North Arm - 45150 Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Fort Providence Fort Reliance Fort Resolution Airport Fort Simpson Airport Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport Inner Whaleback Rocks Inuvik Airport Keats Point Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Wrigley Airport Yellowknife Airport Kugluktuk Airport Hat Island Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Stefansson Island Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Egg Island Fort Chipewyan Airport Stony Rapids Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Lutselke Airport Storm Hills Croker River Prairie River Uranium City Cape Providence Tuktoyaktuk Bathurst Inlet Gateshead Island
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PM PST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to
Haida Gwaii tonight. The trough will move into the BC Interior
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over West Coast Vancouver
Island North will ease this evening.

Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop early Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough, winds will
become strong to gale force northwesterly over the northern and
central waters and the west coast of Vancouver Island later on

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: