Mackenzie

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 30 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers or flurries changing to rain this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 30 in the morning and to west 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the western section. 

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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

Open water except 2 tenths first-year ice including a trace of old
ice in the western section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mackenzie

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 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 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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