Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 September 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots backing to north 20 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 early Thursday morning.

Rain or wet snow changing to periods of snow early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 September 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this morning then building to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 September 2016
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 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 6:30 AM MDT 28 September 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from 990 mb low located from 68N 108W
to 75N 114W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 998 mb low located from 68N 84W to
72N 118W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge located from 78N 84W to
66N 82W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 999 mb located at 72N 63W.

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