Yukon Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon then veering to southwest 15 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 early Thursday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots veering to northwest 20 in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 30 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 easing tonight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

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
easing tonight.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 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 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday approaching low 989 mb located at 79N 168W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from low located over 72N 101W
extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Friday deepening low 982 mb located at 75N 113W.

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