Arviat - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 September 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then veering to west 25 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending late Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating late overnight.


Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 September 2016
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 PM CDT 27 September 2016
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30 in the morning and to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 September 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6905N 8115W to 6905N
8030W to Baffin Island near 6955N 7850W. Sea ice west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Arviat - western half

Issued 5:00 PM CDT 27 September 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 4:45 PM EDT 27 September 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 990 mb located at 65N 113W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 990 mb located at 65N 98W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 56N 66W to 60N 90W then
to 76N 100W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 73N 77W to 52N 65W then
to 52N 94W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 998 mb located at 74N 69W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday departing low 1004 mb located at 70N 56W.

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