Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 in the morning and to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 1 tenth old ice in the southern section. Unusual presence of old ice in the southern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 1 tenth old ice in the southern section. Unusual
presence of old ice in the southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 15 August 2018

'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.

Special ice warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 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 PM MDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday low 989 mb located at 74N 147W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 980 mb located at 73N 107W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday trough from low located over 76N 101W
extending westward.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from low located over 76N 124W extending
northwestward.

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