Igloolik - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then becoming south 15 Wednesday morning.

Chance of flurries this morning. Showers or a few wet flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 30 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6905N 8115W to 6855N
8035W to 6935N 7800W to Prince Charles Island near 6820N 7620W. Sea
ice north and east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Charles Island near 6745N
7505W to Baffin Island near 6740N 7235W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 4
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 AM EDT 26 September 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 1200 UTC Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located over the coast
of Greenland.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday ridge located over Hudson Bay extending
northward.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening ridge located over Baffin Island.

At 1200 UTC Tuesday cold front located west of Great Bear Lake.
By 0000 UTC Thursday cold front located over western Foxe Basin.

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