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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 near midnight and to light Tuesday morning.

Chance of flurries this morning with a risk of freezing drizzle. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches reforming Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this morning and ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 9 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Over open water seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind light becoming east 15 knots in the afternoon then diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice in the southwestern section north of Stefansson Island. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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
7305N 7310W to 7550N 7705W to 7610N 7410W to Greenland near 7700N
7120W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of old ice except 9 tenths of old ice in the southwestern
section north of Stefansson Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

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Issued 05:30 AM EDT 26 September 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 6:30 AM MDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 1200 UTC Monday trough from 1002 mb low located from 78N 90W
to 68N 95W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 998 mb low located from 75N 65W
to 70N 90W.

At 1200 UTC Monday ridge located from 67N 110W to 80N 124W.
By 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 68N 90W to 75N 100W then
to 80N 55W.

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