Tuktoyaktuk - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then increasing to west 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 early Thursday morning then diminishing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of flurries or showers changing to rain near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


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 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 30 knots increasing to west 35 in the morning then diminishing to west 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Saturday Wind light becoming east 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth old ice. 

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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

1 tenth old ice.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Tuktoyaktuk - northern half

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.


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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