Amundsen

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 this morning then diminishing to west 25 this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 near noon Friday then diminishing to west 30 Friday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers early Friday morning and ending Friday morning. A few flurries beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind west 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 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 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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 08:27 AM MDT 16 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 16 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 AM MDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 985 mb located at 77N 119W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 982 mb located at 72N 107W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday dissipating trough from 985 mb low located
over 72N 126W extending westward.

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