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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 20 this afternoon then backing to northeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Thursday morning and to northwest 35 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Thursday afternoon and to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Periods of drizzle this morning. Periods of rain tonight and Thursday. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in rain.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 August 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Thursday morning and to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 August 2022
Friday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 35 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Yukon Coast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 17 August 2022

'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 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 73N 168W to 72N 120W.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 74N 168W to 69N 140W.

By 0000 UTC Friday low 989 mb located over Banks Island.

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