Yukon Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 August 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday morning and to northwest 15 early Friday evening.

Rain ending early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 August 2018
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15.
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 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel Island. 

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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 8 tenths first-year ice near and west of Herschel
Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 7:00 PM 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 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 983 mb low located from 74N 124W
to 75N 101W then to 67N 89W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 985 mb low located from 74N 104W
to 70N 82W then to 65N 88W.

At 1200 UTC Friday ridge located from 76N 173W to 69N 155W then
to 69N 138W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday ridge located from 78N 174W to 74N 151W then
to 69N 130W.

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