Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Dixon Entrance East

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25 early this morning except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 near Portland Inlet. Wind becoming variable 15 this afternoon then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon except northeasterly outflow 35 near Portland Inlet.

Scattered showers ending overnight. Rain Wednesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 in the morning and to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

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 Lutselke Airport Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Wrigley Airport Yellowknife Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Storm Hills Bathurst Inlet Kugluktuk Airport Hat Island Croker River Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Gateshead Island Stefansson Island Cape Providence Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Prairie River Egg Island Fort Chipewyan Airport Stony Rapids Airport Uranium City
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Dixon Entrance East

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 7 February 2023 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will continue to move
southeastward across the South Coast this morning. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies in the Strait of Georgia will ease and shift
To moderate to strong southwesterlies this morning, with
Westerly gales developing in the Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon.

A 998 millibar low will approach Southern Bowie this morning and
reach the mainland North Coast this evening. Gale force westerlies
In its vicinity will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters this morning. Local storm force westerlies can be expected
south of the low. Gale force outflow can be expected near midday
Near Portland Inlet. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
Westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

A new Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday. The front
will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
Offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: