South Axel Heiberg

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots increasing to southwest 45 late this morning then diminishing to southwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late this evening and to southwest 15 Monday morning.

Periods of freezing rain ending early this morning. A few showers today and early this evening. Periods of light snow Monday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

South Axel Heiberg

Issued 05:00 AM EDT 28 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 28 August 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 1200 UTC Sunday cold front from 972 mb low located from 87N
180W to 80N 150W then to 72N 153W.
By 0000 UTC Monday cold front from 974 mb low located from 86N
20W to 83N 120W then to 74N 137W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday ridge from 1032 mb high located on a line
northeast-southwest over Banks Island.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge from 1032 mb high located on a line
northwest-southeast over Victoria Island.

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