Barrow

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to west 15 this evening then backing to south 20 early Thursday morning except light over eastern sections. Wind becoming southeast 20 near noon Thursday then increasing to southeast 30 Thursday evening.

Rain and snow changing to chance of flurries overnight and Thursday with risk of freezing drizzle then to rain Thursday evening. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Thursday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Sunday Wind light becoming north 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths old ice. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Arctic - Eastern Arctic marine weather areas Baker Lake Airport Chesterfield Inlet Airport Coral Harbour Airport Gjoa Haven Airport Kugaaruk Airport Rankin Inlet Airport Shepherd Bay Airport Whale Cove Airport Arctic Bay Brevoort Island Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Cape Dorset Airport Cape Dyer Cape Hooper Cape Liverpool Clyde River Airport Cape Mercy Fort Ross Grise Fiord Airport Hall Beach Airport Igloolik Airport Iqaluit Airport Kimmirut Airport Longstaff Bluff Pangnirtung Airport Pond Inlet Airport Naujaat Resolute Airport Resolution Island Rowley Island Airport Taloyoak Airport Wager Bay Akulivik Airport Ivujivik Airport Puvirnituq Airport Aupaluk Airport Kangiqsujuaq Airport Kangirsuk Airport Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport Quaqtaq Airport Salluit Airport Tasiujaq Airport Cape Kakkiviak Cape Kiglapait Nain Airport Saglek
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Hall Peninsula near 6240N 6455W to
6235N 6025W to 6350N 5715W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7115N 6205W to 7210N 6730W to 7300N
6530W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths old ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Barrow

Issued 5:30 PM EDT 15 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 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing trough located over Somerset Island
extending northwestward.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday dissipating ridge from high located over
Baffin Island.

Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Features

UV Index and sun protection

Play it safe!

Extreme Heat Protection

Be weather wise!

Lightning Safety

When thunder roars, GO INDOORS!

Date modified: