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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late this afternoon and to southeast 20 to 25 late this evening except southeast 30 near Devon Island Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday afternoon with gusts to 20.

Chance of showers changing to showers early this evening then to chance of showers Saturday.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 7 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 21 July 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. 3 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice over the western section. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice tonight then easing Saturday morning. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 6115N 6315W to 6130N 6000W to 6410N 5755W
then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

3 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including 2 tenths of old ice over the
western section. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice
tonight then easing Saturday morning.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

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Issued 11:00 AM EDT 21 July 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 1200 UTC Friday trough from 995 mb low located from 80N 120W
to 68N 130W.
By 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 995 mb low located from 75N 95W to
65N 105W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday approaching trough from 985 mb low located from
76N 148W to 68N 135W.

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