Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southwest 40 to 50 near noon then diminishing to southwest 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 this evening and to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to east 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Rain at times heavy changing to rain late this morning and ending early this evening. Rain beginning early Tuesday morning. 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 West - west of LangaraIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 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 23 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 995 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 991 mb located over the
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Hecate Strait.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1012 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1009 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PDT 23 October 2017 A deepening low over Bowie will move northeastward to reach the
Alaska Panhandle late this afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale to storm
force southerlies will continue over northern and central waters
today then shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
tonight. The associated front will remain over Southern Hecate Strait
tonight with southerly gales persisting over the central waters.
On Tuesday, another low pressure system will move to lie over Bowie
in the afternoon. Southerly gales will redevelop over the northern
waters ahead of the low.
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 - northern half
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
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