Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 August 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 near noon Wednesday and to westerly 10 to 20 early Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Dixon Entrance West - west of LangaraIssued 00:37 AM PDT 21 August 2019
'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 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 984 mb located 60 miles southwest
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 995 mb located near
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 PM PDT 20 August 2019 The centre of a low pressure system currently 60 miles southwest of
Langara will cross Haida Gwaii tonight then cross Prince Rupert into
the Northern British Columbia interior on Wednesday morning.
The associated front will continue swinging through the northern and
central waters late this evening and Progress across the South Coast
overnight and Wednesday morning.
Within the vicinity of the low centre, gale to storm force southeast
winds ahead of it will switch to gale to storm force northwest winds
in its wake. Affected marine regions include the northern and central
Gale to storm force southeast winds will accompany the associated
front. The front will weaken to strong to gale southeast winds as it
moves through the South Coast overnight and Wednesday morning. Strong
northwest winds are expected to follow the passage of the front.
A ridge of high pressure will build Wednesday after the entire system
moves out of the marine regions. Moderate to strong northwest winds
are expected for all marine regions except gale force winds along
parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
- 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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