Banks: Forecast

Winds

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to north 20 knots near noon and to north 30 this evening. Wind increasing to north 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 30 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.
 
 

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas less than 1 metre building to 1 this afternoon and to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to south 20 knots late in the day.
 
 

Weather & Visibility

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Periods of light snow beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
 

Air temperature

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 13 Saturday evening.
 

Freezing Spray

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 31 October 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge severe freezing spray beginning this afternoon.
 

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 October 2014 Today Tonight and Friday 1 tenth of new ice except 4 tenths of grey ice in extreme western section and near coast of Banks Island north of Sachs Harbour. Section.

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

 
 
 

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