Tuktoyaktuk - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 this morning then diminishing to west 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light late Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to west 20 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 late this afternoon then subsiding to 2 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming northeast 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light becoming east 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge from Northwest Territories near 7025N 12810W to 7020N
13045W to 6945N 13300W to 7005N 13615W to 6935N 13805W to Yukon
Coast near 6955N 14100W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7145N 12435W to
7015N 12245W to Northwest Territories near 7010N 12710W. Sea ice
east of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 7120N 14100W to 7035N 13855W to 7045N
13335W to Banks Island near 7145N 12435W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Tuktoyaktuk - southern half

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Tuktoyaktuk - southern half

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 16 October 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 993 mb low located from 71N 127W
to 74N 160W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 992 mb low located from 77N 127W
to 71N 123W then to 69N 143W.

At 1200 UTC Monday low 1004 mb located at 84N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday low 994 mb located at 72N 156W.

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