Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 25 knots except east 30 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to east 20 near midnight and to east 15 early Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers Tuesday late in the day. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 31 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning then diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to north 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 4 tenths of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7035N 14100W to 7015N 13935W to 7100N
12740W to Banks Island near 7200N 12540W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7115N 12325W to
7105N 12425W to 7045N 12355W to 7055N 12155W to Victoria Island near
7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6850N 10255W to
6825N 10155W to King William Island near 6850N 9910W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from Somerset Island near 7300N 9140W to
Brodeur Peninsula near 7300N 8920W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths of old ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday trough located from 75N 147W to 68N 126W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough located from 72N 132W to 67N 123W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday building high 1017 mb located at 68N 162W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday high 1022 mb located at 69N 146W.

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