Dixon Entrance West
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 October 2015
Tonight and Friday
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeasterly 35 near midnight and to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 55 to 65 early Friday morning then diminishing to southerly 35 to 45 near noon Friday. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.
Rain at times heavy. Risk of thunderstorms Friday.
Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance WestIssued 4:00 PM PDT 08 October 2015
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 PM PDT 8 October 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a line
east-west over Hecate Strait.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located west of
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 966 mb located over western Bowie.
At 2:00 a.m. PDT Friday intensifying cold front located west
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PDT 8 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast, with the most intense
storm forecast for tonight and Friday.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies are occurring in a swath from
Vancouver Island northward. These winds will strengthen tonight to
storm to hurricane force as a second frontal system with a deep 970
millibar low incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho moves
northward through Bowie tonight.
Waves will also be high with this series of storm systems, building
up to 10 metres for areas of the North Coast.
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- 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
- Lake Athabasca - eastern half
- Lake Athabasca - western half
- 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
- 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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