Marine Forecasts for the Inland waters (Mackenzie River - Lake Athabasca)


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FQCN13 CWNT 201100
Marine forecasts for inland waters issued by Environment Canada at
5:00 a.m. MDT Saturday 20 October 2018 for today tonight and Sunday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 5:00 p.m. MDT.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

Great Slave Lake - north arm.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 knots with gusts to 35 diminishing to west 20 this
 morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 35 late overnight. Wind
 diminishing to north 15 near noon Sunday and to light Sunday
 evening. Snow or rain ending this morning. Flurries Sunday morning.
 Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation. Temperatures plus 1
 falling to minus 2 Sunday evening.

Great Slave Lake - east arm.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind south 25 knots with gusts to 35 veering to southwest 20 late
 this morning then to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind
 diminishing to north 15 Sunday afternoon. Periods of snow or rain
 ending near noon. Flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less
 in precipitation. Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 this evening
 then falling to minus 4 Sunday evening.

Great Slave Lake - basin.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 knots with gusts to 35 veering to southwest 20 to 25
 this morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 35 late overnight.
 Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 Sunday morning and to north
 10 Sunday afternoon. Wind becoming light Sunday evening. Periods of
 rain or snow ending this morning. Flurries Sunday morning.
 Temperatures near plus 2.

Lake Athabasca - eastern half.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 this morning
 then to west 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 near
 noon Sunday then diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening. Periods
 of snow beginning early this morning with a risk of freezing rain
 changing to rain near noon and ending this afternoon. Flurries or
 showers Sunday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in
 snow. Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 4 this evening.

Lake Athabasca - western half.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20 early this
 morning then becoming southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing
 to southwest 25 early this evening then veering to northwest 20 near
 noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday evening.
 Flurries ending near noon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.
 Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 6 Sunday afternoon then falling
 to zero Sunday evening.

Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91.
Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this morning
 then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind
 diminishing to light Sunday morning then becoming southeast 10
 Sunday evening. Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 8 this evening
 then falling to minus 2 Sunday evening.

Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming north 10 late overnight then
 becoming light Sunday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 Sunday
 evening. High today plus 8. Low tonight minus 2. High Sunday plus 3.

Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 early this morning
 then increasing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind
 diminishing to light late overnight. Wind light Sunday. Flurries
 this evening. High today plus 4. Low tonight minus 6. High
 Sunday zero.

Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684.
Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots this afternoon then
 diminishing to west 10 late this evening. Wind becoming light Sunday
 morning then becoming southeast 10 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing
 to southeast 15 Sunday evening. Flurries beginning this afternoon
 and ending near midnight. High today plus 3. Low tonight minus 6.
 High Sunday minus 1.

Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913.
Wind east 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 late this morning then
 diminishing to light near midnight. Wind becoming east 10 near noon
 Sunday then increasing to east 15 Sunday evening. Flurries ending
 late overnight. Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon
 and to light late overnight. Wind light Sunday. Periods of snow
 ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
 Temperatures near minus 5.

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