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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 July 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots except northwest 20 over southeastern sections this evening. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early Wednesday evening.

Chance of showers this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight and Wednesday morning.

Low tonight minus 1. High Wednesday plus 4.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 July 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 17 July 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the morning then veering to west 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Saturday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 4 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths old ice in the northwestern half. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 July 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 9 tenths
old ice in the northwestern half.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 18 July 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday departing ridge located over Amundsen Gulf.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 988 mb located at 73N 166W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 976 mb located at 80N 140W.

At 0000 UTC Friday approaching ridge located over the northern
Yukon.

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