Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25 late this morning and to south 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming light late overnight then increasing to west 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.
A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance West - east of LangaraIssued 2:30 PM PDT 18 October 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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 5:30 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PDT 18 October 2017 A frontal system has moved across the central and northern waters
this morning. Winds are veering to southwest gales in its wake.
The cold front associated with this system is advancing across
Vancouver Island and gale force southeasterlies are developing over
the South Coast this morning. As the system moves inland this
afternoon, winds will become strong south or southwesterlies in its
Seas have built to near 7 metres over the northern and central waters
this morning, and will build to near 9 metres over the offshore
waters this evening.
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop tonight as the centre of
this low pressure system will make its way across Southern Bowie into
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 - 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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