Prince of Wales

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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots this morning. Wind northeast 15 tonight and Wednesday.

A few showers beginning this morning changing to chance of drizzle tonight and Wednesday. Fog patches dissipating Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme southern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 7025N 14100W to 7130N 12750W to Banks
Island near 7200N 12555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Banks Island near 7125N 12110W to
7105N 12040W to Victoria Island near 7140N 11900W. Sea ice north of
the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Victoria Island near 6900N 10150W to
6835N 10020W to King William Island near 6855N 9920W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Fourth ice edge estimated from King William Island near 6900N 9550W
to Boothia Peninsula near 6935N 9450W. Sea ice northwest of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Unusual
presence of sea ice in the extreme southern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Prince of Wales

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 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 PM MDT 21 August 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 0000 UTC Tuesday trough located from 66N 120W to 74N 110W.
By 1200 UTC Tuesday weakening trough from 1008 mb low located from
70N 102W to 79N 83W.

At 0000 UTC Tuesday ridge from 1021 mb high located over 76N 129W
extending southeastward.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge from 1018 mb high located over 76N
108W extending southeastward.

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