Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 16 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday weakening ridge from 1022 mb high located
over 77N 138W to 65N 110W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1019 mb high located from 77N 147W
to 68N 105W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday deepening warm front located over Inuvik
extending southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday warm front from 999 mb low located over 68N
125W extending southeastward.

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