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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northwest 15 after midnight. Wind veering to north 20 Monday evening.

Periods of rain beginning this morning changing to periods of snow this evening. Risk of freezing rain late this evening and after midnight then to chance of snow overnight and Monday morning with risk of freezing drizzle then to a few flurries Monday morning and ending Monday evening. Fog patches forming this morning and dissipating near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 25 September 2016
Tuesday Wind north 20 knots increasing to north 25 in the morning then diminishing to north 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 5 tenths of old ice except 8 tenths of old ice in southwestern section north of Russell Island. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 September 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Baffin Island near 7320N 8110W to
Bylot Island near 7315N 8045W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Bylot Island near 7305N 7615W to
7315N 7315W to 7600N 7810W to Greenland near 7700N 7120W. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of old ice except 8 tenths of old ice in southwestern
section north of Russell Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:44 PM MDT 24 September 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 0000 UTC Sunday departing ridge located from 66N 79W to 73N 82W.

At 0000 UTC Sunday trough from 988 mb low located from 76N 131W
to 83N 128W then to 63N 112W.
By 0000 UTC Monday trough from 997 mb low located from 85N 130W
to 65N 100W.

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