Dixon Entrance East
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20 this afternoon then increasing to southeast 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this evening and to southeast 45 to 55 after midnight. Wind diminishing to south 25 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.
A few showers changing to rain near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday morning and Wednesday evening. 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Washington Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 17 October 2017 A cold front over Washington coast is departing this morning. Strong
to gale force southerly winds are shifting to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the front. Winds will ease this
Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
from offshore late today and cross the North and Central Coasts
Wednesday morning. Winds will rise quickly to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system tonight. Winds will veer to
southwest gales in its wake.
Gale to local storm force southeasterlies will also develop over the
South Coast overnight or Wednesday morning as the system approaches.
As the system moves inland late Wednesday, winds will become strong
south or southwesterlies in its wake.
Seas will build to near 6 metres over the northern and central waters
tonight, and to near 9 metres over the offshore waters Wednesday
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
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
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