Mackenzie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this morning and to west 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 20 this evening and to west 30 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Rain ending early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 early Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 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 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

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 08:27 AM MDT 16 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 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 1200 UTC Thursday deepening low 985 mb located at 77N 119W.
By 0000 UTC Saturday low 982 mb located at 72N 107W.

At 1200 UTC Thursday dissipating trough from 985 mb low located
over 72N 126W extending westward.

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