South Axel Heiberg


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 27 August 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight and to southwest 35 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 45 near noon Sunday then diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early Sunday morning with a risk of freezing rain changing to snow Sunday evening.

Temperatures near zero.


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

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM EDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
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 5:00 PM 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 PM MDT 27 August 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday ridge from 1027 mb high located from 747N 118W
to 70N 143W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1032 mb high located from 70N 104W
to 72N 136W.

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