South Axel Heiberg


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 August 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this morning and to light late this morning. Wind becoming southwest 15 late this evening then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 Saturday afternoon and to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Risk of freezing drizzle Saturday.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 August 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots increasing to southwest 40 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 August 2016 Today Tonight and Friday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 August 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 25 August 2016 Tonight and Friday At 0000 UTC Friday trough from 995 mb low located from 67N 85W to
75N 96W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday trough from 1001 mb low located from 64N 88W
to 72N 104W.

At 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 82N 72W to 78N 127W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday departing ridge located from 78N 045W to
80N 070W.

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