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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 early this evening except southwest 10 to 15 over southern sections Thursday afternoon and evening.

Fog patches forming Thursday morning.

Temperatures near plus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 16 August 2017
Friday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice pressure warning in effect. 4 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice in the northeastern half. Strong ice pressure developing tonight in the northwest section near some coasts. 

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

4 tenths of first-year ice including 1 tenth of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including 3 tenths of old ice in the
northeastern half. Strong ice pressure developing tonight in the
northwest section near some coasts.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Larsen

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 August 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 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1200 UTC Wednesday deepening low 1006 mb located at 74N 60W.
By 0000 UTC Friday low 993 mb located at 71N 60W.

At 1200 UTC Wednesday building ridge located from 80N 92W to
63N 92W.
By 0000 UTC Friday weakening ridge located over Ellesmere Island.

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