Amundsen

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near noon then backing to east 15 near midnight. Wind east 15 Wednesday.

Periods of snow beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 5.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light becoming east 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 7 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the southwestern section. Unusual presence of multi-year ice in the pack ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

7 tenths new ice including a trace of multi-year ice except 9 tenths
grey ice including 2 tenths multi-year ice in the southwestern
section. Unusual presence of multi-year ice in the pack ice.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Amundsen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 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 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening ridge from 1027 mb high located over
74N 135W to 65N 115W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1018 mb high located from 77N 145W
to 71N 127W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday approaching warm front located near Inuvik.

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