North Mackenzie

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 30 late this morning then veering to west 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Sunday and to light Sunday evening.

A few showers beginning near noon changing to chance of showers or flurries tonight and Sunday morning. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the morning then backing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in northern and central sections. 

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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 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in northern and central sections.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

North Mackenzie

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 21 July 2017

'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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

North Mackenzie

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 22 July 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 1200 UTC Saturday ridge located from 79N 135W to 69N 131W.
By 2100 UTC Saturday departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Banks Island.

At 1200 UTC Saturday cold front from 988 mb low located from 76N
164W to 70N 152W.
By 1200 UTC Sunday dissipating cold front from 990 mb low located
from 76N 130W to 68N 114W.

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