Mackenzie

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 20 knots this evening and to east 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow beginning near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre building to 2 near midnight and to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018
Wednesday Wind east 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northeast 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 15 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 7:00 PM MDT 15 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Mackenzie

Issued 7:00 PM MDT 15 October 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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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