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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 14 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then becoming southwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday then veering to southwest 15 early Wednesday evening.

Chance of showers this evening. Periods of rain beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 14 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel Island. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice west of Herschel Island today and continuing Wednesday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel
Island. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice west of Herschel Island
today and continuing Wednesday.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 August 2018

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 14 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from low located over 69N 101W
extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 986 mb located at 76N 106W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from low located over 80N 171W
extending southward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday trough from low located over 77N 161W extending
southeastward.

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