Arviat - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to northeast 30 late overnight and to northeast 15 early Thursday afternoon.

Chance of flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early this evening then subsiding to 3 late Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 October 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Manitoba near 5710N 9125W to 6045N
9245W to 6320N 8835W to 6240N 8440W to Southampton Island near 6340N
8225W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6510N 8340W
to 6800N 7925W to 6650N 7800W to 6650N 7640W to Foxe Peninsula near
6525N 7635W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Arviat - eastern half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 18 October 2017

'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 4:45 PM EDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 981 mb located at 56N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 986 mb located at 58N 75W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 998 mb located at 72N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening low 1003 mb located at 74N 66W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 63N 99W to 65N 76W then
to 59N 64W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 73N 84W to 64N 89W then to
58N 93W.

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