Arviat - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light late this morning then increasing to southeast 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 after midnight and to east 30 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to northeast 30 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries changing to snow early this morning then to a few flurries late this morning and ending late this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 Wednesday afternoon. Seas building to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 October 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 17 October 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 - western half

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 17 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 17 October 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 69N 55W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening low 997 mb located at 72N 60W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday departing trough from 996 mb low located
from Coats Island to Belcher Islands.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday intensifying low located over eastern Alberta.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 977 mb located 120 miles southeast of
Churchill.

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