Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries changing to chance of flurries Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray Tuesday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this morning then subsiding to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge from Northwest Territories near 7025N 12810W to 7020N
13045W to 6945N 13300W to 7005N 13615W to 6935N 13805W to Yukon
Coast near 6955N 14100W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7145N 12435W to
7015N 12245W to Northwest Territories near 7010N 12710W. Sea ice
east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7120N 14100W to 7035N 13855W to 7045N
13335W to Banks Island near 7145N 12435W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 993 mb low located from 71N 127W
to 74N 160W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 992 mb low located from 77N 127W
to 71N 123W then to 69N 143W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 1004 mb located at 84N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 994 mb located at 72N 156W.

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