Dixon Entrance West


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 October 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2016

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2016
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 20 to 30.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.

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 West

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 990 mb located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing low 992 mb located 200 miles
northwest of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 20 October 2016 An approaching low pressure system will move into Bowie tonight and
track northeastward towards the Alaskan Panhandle Friday evening.
Ahead of the low, southerly gales over the offshore waters will
spread to the northern and central waters tonight. Winds will veer to
strong to gale force westerlies over the offshore waters on Friday.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: