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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 07 August 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots near midnight and to east 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 early Saturday morning then diminishing to east 30 near noon Saturday.

Periods of rain overnight and Saturday. Fog banks dissipating late this morning.


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 07 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 07 August 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 7 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 07:00 AM MDT 07 August 2020

'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 7 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday ridge from 1016 mb high located over 88N 156W
extending southeastward.
By 2330 UTC Saturday ridge from 1022 mb high located at 80N 140W.

At 1200 UTC Friday departing low 998 mb located at 77N 169W.

At 1200 UTC Saturday low 997 mb located off Tuktoyaktuk.
By 0000 UTC Sunday low 997 mb located at 71N 129W.

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