Lake Athabasca - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 12:21 PM MDT 24 July 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect. Squall watch in effect.

Wind southwest 10 knots increasing to west 20 this afternoon with gusts to 35 near thunderstorms. Wind diminishing to west 15 this evening.

A few showers ending late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM MDT 24 July 2016
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light becoming north 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots becoming east 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Lake Athabasca - eastern half

Issued 12:21 PM MDT 24 July 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are 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.

Watches (In effect)

Squall watch in effect

Lake Athabasca

Issued 12:13 PM MDT 24 July 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of squalls with wind gusts up to 35 knots and frequent lightning.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon over Lake Athabasca. Some of these thunderstorms will have the potential to produce wind gusts in excess of 35 knots.

Vessels without lightning protection should make their way to shore immediately. Mariners are advised to prepare for potential squalls. Vulnerable vessels are most at risk and should seek safe harbour if underway.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


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