Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near noon Tuesday.

Flurries beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 early Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind east 15 knots.
Thursday Wind east 20 knots backing to north 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the southwestern section. Unusual presence of multi-year ice in the pack ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths
grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the southwestern
section. Unusual presence of multi-year ice in the pack ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018

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.

Special ice warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday building ridge located over 74N 158W to 69N 109W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 76N 133W to 66N 110W.

At 1200 UTC Monday approaching trough located over Alaska.

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