South Axel Heiberg


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots late this afternoon and to southwest 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 30 after midnight and to southwest 40 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.

Periods of freezing rain beginning overnight changing to a few showers Sunday morning and ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 Sunday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Axel Heiberg

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 27 August 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge from 1027 mb high located from 74N 124W
to 82N 73W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1031 mb high located from 73N 126W
to 81N 79W.

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