Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 late this evening then backing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late Wednesday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers ending near midnight. Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30.

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)

Storm warning in effect

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara

Issued 5:23 PM PST 07 February 2023

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 7 February 2023 A 1002 millibar low will approach the mainland North Coast this
evening. 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.
Hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over Northern Vancouver
Island late Wednesday evening.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: