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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15 this evening and to light early Monday morning. Wind increasing to south 15 Monday afternoon and to southwest 25 Monday evening.

A few showers beginning this evening and ending Monday evening. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 August 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 PM EDT 02 August 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to west 15.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 6205N 6550W to 6215N 6230W to 6300N
6000W to 6425N 5750W then northeastward. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 7410N 7030W to 7420N 7810W to 7630N
7450W then eastward. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of
old ice in the western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 PM MDT 1 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 996 mb low located from 77N 142W
to 76N 131W then to 68N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 994 mb low located from 77N 136W
to 81N 114W then to 69N 107W.

At 1200 UTC Sunday high 1016 mb located at 68N 113W.
By 0000 UTC Monday weakening high located at 67N 126W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday weakening ridge from 1024 mb high located from
75N 73W to 67N 105W.
By 0000 UTC Monday ridge located from 74N 75W to 67N 102W.

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