Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to northeast 20 early Tuesday evening except south 30 over southeastern sections and south 25 over southeastern sections Tuesday evening. Wind becoming north 25 late Tuesday evening.

Periods of light snow ending this evening. Snow beginning Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2017
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice including a trace of multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths of new ice including 3 tenths of grey ice along the coast in the northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge from Northwest Territories near 7025N 12810W to 7020N
13045W to 6945N 13300W to 7005N 13615W to 6935N 13805W to Yukon
Coast near 6955N 14100W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7145N 12435W to
7015N 12245W to Northwest Territories near 7010N 12710W. Sea ice
east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7120N 14100W to 7035N 13855W to 7045N
13335W to Banks Island near 7145N 12435W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey ice including a trace of
multi-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 9 tenths of new
ice including 3 tenths of grey ice along the coast in the northern
section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Banks

Issued 10:01 PM MDT 16 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

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