Mackenzie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 July 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to south 15 early Saturday morning and to south 20 late Saturday morning. Wind veering to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of drizzle changing to a few showers near noon Saturday and ending Saturday evening. Fog patches dissipating near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 July 2017
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 late Saturday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 21 July 2017
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming east 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to west 40 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 21 July 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 0000 UTC Saturday departing high 1016 mb located over Arctic
Coast of Alaska.

At 0600 UTC Saturday deepening trough from 988 mb low located from
76N 168W to 67N 159W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 988 mb low located from 75N 135W
to 72N 122W then to 68N 125W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday deepening high 1009 mb located over Arctic
Coast of Alaska.
By 0600 UTC Sunday quasi-stationary high 1009 mb located off Arctic
Coast of Alaska.

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