Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 14 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots early this morning and to east 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 30 Wednesday morning and to east 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of drizzle changing to rain and snow Wednesday morning. Fog banks dissipating Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog banks and in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 3 this evening.


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to east 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 13 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Meta Incognita Peninsula near 6205N 6600W to
6205N 6105W to 6400N 5755W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths old ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 05:30 AM EDT 14 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 13 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over Inuvik.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 988 mb low located from Cambridge
Bay to Prince Patrick Island.

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