North Mackenzie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 July 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots with gusts to 20 ending this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to south 15 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 near noon Saturday then veering to west 20 Saturday evening with gusts to 25.

Chance of showers changing to chance of drizzle this evening. A few showers Saturday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming this afternoon and dissipating late overnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 July 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 21 July 2017
Sunday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming southeast 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20.

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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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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday departing high 1018 mb located over Arctic
Coast of Alaska.

At 1200 UTC Friday deepening trough from 999 mb low located from
75N 170W to 67N 178W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 985 mb low located from 76N 148W
to 68N 135W.

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