Dixon Entrance West
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to south 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.
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 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016
'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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northern Bowie this
Morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
Strong to gale force southerlies over most northern waters will
Ease to moderate to strong west or southwest tonight.
Southeast gales will develop over central waters Saturday afternoon
as a developing low approaches Explorer from the southwest.
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
- 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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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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