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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to west 20 knots early this morning then diminishing to west 15 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers today then to chance of flurries tonight and Thursday. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 05 August 2015
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 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 7430N 7155W to 7415N 7225W 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 AM MDT 5 August 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday trough from 998 mb low located from 80N 86W
to 67N 101W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening trough from 1001 mb low located from
77N 74W to 74N 85W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday low 1005 mb located at 79N 126W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening trough from 1001 mb low located from
78N 109W to 74N 106W.

By 0000 UTC Friday trough from 1002 mb low located from 69N 112W
to 69N 86W.

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