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Marine Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 early this afternoon then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Fog forming Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 05:00 AM CDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice over the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nunavut near 6630N 8550W to 6605N
8530W to Southampton Island near 6555N 8530W. Sea ice east of the
ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Southampton Island near 6400N 8310W
to 6355N 8325W to 6325N 8320W to 6255N 7930W to 6345N 7830W to 6515N
8050W to Baffin Island near 6520N 7730W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice over the eastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:45 PM EDT 22 August 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 0000 UTC Wednesday trough from 998 mb low located from 69N 59W
to 63N 83W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday weakening trough from 1009 mb low located
from 72N 69W to 69N 73W then to 62N 68W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday low 989 mb located at 51N 77W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday low 991 mb located at 52N 72W.

At 0000 UTC Wednesday ridge located from 58N 97W to 67N 94W.
By 0000 UTC Thursday ridge located from 57N 96W to 65N 93W.

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