Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to north 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to north 20 late overnight then diminishing to north 15 near noon Thursday.

Periods of snow ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 October 2018
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots veering to east 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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)

Special ice warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 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 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday weakening ridge from 1019 mb high located
over 77N 138W to 65N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge from 1019 mb high located near Sachs
Harbour.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing warm front located over Inuvik
extending southeastward.

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