Tuktoyaktuk - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 27 August 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight and to northwest 20 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Friday. Fog patches dissipating early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 27 August 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots in the afternoon then backing to east 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots becoming northwest 20.
Monday Wind light increasing to north 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N 12705W to 7200N 12545W

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7030N 13925W to 7120N
12705W to Banks Island near 7200N 12545W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7120N 12205W to
7110N 12025W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11855W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10255W to
6825N 10155W to King William Island near 6850N 9910W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Tuktoyaktuk - southern half

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 27 August 2015

'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 6:30 PM MDT 27 August 2015 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday trough from 987 mb low located from 75N 160W
to 67N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 991 mb low located from 77N 145W
to 67N 113W.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1008 mb high located from 67N 135W
to 74N 122W.

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