Yukon Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 14 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 this morning then diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday evening.

A few showers and a few flurries ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early Wednesday morning then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 13 August 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots veering to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel Island. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice west of Herschel Island today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel
Island. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice west of Herschel Island
today and continuing Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 08:31 AM MDT 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 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 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday departing trough located over Victoria Island.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday approaching ridge from high located over
Beaufort Sea.

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