Tuktoyaktuk - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this afternoon and to west 15 this evening. Wind increasing to west 25 late overnight and to west 30 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Friday evening.

Rain ending early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots veering to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 1 tenth old ice in the northern section. 

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth old ice in the northern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Tuktoyaktuk - northern half

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.

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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