Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind becoming northeast 15 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of flurries today and this evening. Chance of showers beginning Saturday evening. Fog dissipating early this morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 AM MDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind light increasing to east 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 6 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7020N 13910W to 7120N
12705W to Banks Island near 7155N 12545W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7105N 12245W to
7110N 12025W to Victoria Island near 7135N 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths of old ice in the northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 991 mb low located from 75N 160W
to 74N 126W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 994 mb low located over 70N 158W
extending southeastward.

At 0000 UTC Saturday ridge from 1008 mb high located over 67N 135W
extending southeastward.

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