Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section. 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in Fury and Hecla Strait. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 August 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Melville Peninsula near 6810N 8155W to 6630N
7630W to Baffin Island near 6530N 7720W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section.
1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in Fury and
Hecla Strait.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday low 1009 mb located at 57N 86W.
By 1200 UTC Wednesday departing low 1009 mb located at 52N 79W.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located over 65N 87W extending
southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located over 64N 94W extending eastward.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located east of
Greenland.

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