Dixon Entrance East
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 early this afternoon then veering to westerly 35 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 Sunday afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance EastIssued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2018
'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 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1010 mb located near the
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Vancouver
At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front from 996 mb low located west
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PST 24 February 2018 A low pressure system near the Lower Mainland will move southward
Out of the South Coast this morning. Associated with the low, gale
force northwesterly winds will continue this morning over parts of
the central and southern waters.
A 996 MB low will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this morning. The
associated cold front located west of Bowie will move southeastward
to Queen Charlotte Sound by late this afternoon. Ahead of the front,
gale to storm force westerly winds will develop this morning over
The northern waters, this afternoon for the central waters, then
This evening for the southern waters. The gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will persist tonight and Sunday over most BC
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
- 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
- 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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