Mackenzie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 this afternoon then diminishing to east 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to east 20 early Wednesday morning and to light late Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning near noon and ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to east 15 in the morning then increasing to east 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths multi-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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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

8 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice except 9
tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths multi-year ice in the
northeastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Mackenzie

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 October 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 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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