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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 23 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 10 to 15 early Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers beginning near midnight and ending near noon Thursday. Fog patches forming near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 23 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 07:00 PM MDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots.
Sunday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 6 tenths of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7040N 14100W to 7115N 12900W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7115N 12230W to
7100N 12050W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6900N 10150W to
6835N 10020W to King William Island near 6855N 9920W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6900N 9550W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6935N 9450W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

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

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 23 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 0000 UTC Thursday deepening trough from 1000 mb low located
from 70N 138W to 64N 122W.
By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 999 mb low located from 73N 124W
to 66N 121W.

At 0000 UTC Thursday ridge from 1015 mb high located over 74N 88W
extending northwestward.
By 0000 UTC Friday ridge located from 78N 168W to 80N 120W.

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